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Visual display of the Pirsch family photograph

Pirsch family photograph

  • ca. July 1937
  • A Pirsch family photograph. Circa July 1937.
  • Starting in 1857, Nicholas Pirsch began producing fire engines and ladders. By 1970, the Pirsch Company became the largest United States manufacturer that focused exclusively on the production of fire equipment. Feeling competitive pressure from foreign companies, Pirsch stopped operations in 1986 and declared bankruptcy in 1987.

Publication Details

Pirsch Company
ca. July 1937
Description of Original
1 photographic print ; 2 3/4 in. x 4 3/4 in.
Location of Original
Kenosha History Center : Industrial Photographic Print Collection, no. 137
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