Color print of eleven uniformed firemen pulling a fire pumper out of a garage, while another holds the door open. Two push the engine while a fourth runs to join them. A man with a torch leads them. The firemen are volunteers belonging to the Excelsior Company No. 2 on Henry Street, New York City. Among the firemen pictured are Nathaniel Currier, James M. Ives, George B. Ives, and Daniel Logan. The print was the first of four in the series "The Life of a Fireman" produced by Currier & Ives staff artist Louis Maurer.
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