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prayers go out to his wife Ola and family. Please put this donation into the Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund.


Lorene Holdsworth Simi Valley, CA

Dear LAFRA –

Please accept this donation in memory of Albert Loewe – a great fireman and wonderful friend. Thank you,

Richard and Martha Dickens Modoc, IN

LA Firemen’s Relief Assn, Please accept this donation to the Widows,

Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund in the name of Walter L. Ball, my good friend.

Thank you

Harry Morck Helendale, CA

To Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund:

Please accept this contribution in remembrance

of two very close friends who recently passed away – Bill Willard and Eva Delaney.

Thank you,

Roger and Sally Ruddick Santa Clarita, CA

To LA Relief Assn. Thank you so much for the flag case and

plaque I received in honor of my Dad, Wilford We’re noW on tWItter! Go to username: firemnsgrpvn Please accept my contribution to the Widows,

Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund in honor of Captain Edwin C. Burnham, passed away on March 20, 2012.


Richard B. Testa Ventura, CA

Dear LAFRA, Please accept my donation to the Widows,

Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund in memory of my husband Dale Calhoon.


Carol Calhoon Mission Viejo, CA

Dear John, To the Widows and Orphans Fund in memory

of John Squire. John was a good friend, a great fireman and a solid citizen. He will be missed.

Bert Brunwin, LAFD retired Pismo Beach, CA

Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund,

The long awaited book, entitled Horses to Horsepower, A

Pictorial History of the Apparatus of the Los Angeles City Fire Department, is a pictorial album of the history of the LAFD apparatus. It is the third book in this LAFD series. Previous publications include Companies in Quarters, A Pictorial History of the Fire Houses of the Los Angeles City Fire De- partment, which is still available to order and Land, Sea and Air, A Pictorial History of the Los Angeles Fire Department, which with enough orders will be re-printed. The book will feature each type of apparatus from the

horse-drawn steamers and chemical hose wagons to the latest super powered engines and trucks of today. Also covered will be rescue ambulances, helicopters, fire boats, airport crash trucks, Dozer transports, wreckers, brush patrols, tankers, water towers, command and support vehicles. Full page color fire scenes with apparatus in action will be shown throughout the book. A special section of the book will showcase scale models of the LAFD apparatus. All pre-ordered copies will be distinguished from future

editions by sequential numbers and special identification as Commemorative Editions. Also, pre-ordered copies may be personalized with a name stamped on the cover for an ad- ditional $7.00 (up to 24 spaces).

Final Pre-Order Deadline: June 30, 2012 • 9" x 12"

• Deluxe Standard Edition $39.95* • Leather Edition $84.00* • Color Dust Jacket on both editions • 208 Pages, approximately 400 color photos • Superior Photo Reproduction • Quality Printing & Binding • Acid-Free Paper

Send order information (name, address, contact number) & payment for books and shipping to:

Horses to Horsepower M.T. Publishing Company, Inc.

P.O. Box 6802 • Evansville, Indiana 47719-6802 To order with a Visa or Master Card:

1-888-263-4702 •

Also check out FDNY 2001-2011: A Decade of Remem- brance and Resilience by M.T. Publishing Company, Inc.

*Shipping & handling is $6.50 for first book, $4.00 each additional. US only. Con- tact MT Publishing for international shipping rates. IN residents add 7% sales tax.

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(Bill) Knapp. I was overwhelmed with pride and gratitude that my Dad was remembered in this way. The donation to the Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund is in memory of my Dad. Thanks to Jim Dolan for the assistance over the

phone, and to everyone else who helped me in this difficult time.

Sheri Ryan Gardnerville, NV

Paid Advertisement: Horses to Horsepower A Pictorial

History of the Apparatus of the Los Angeles City Fire Department

Compiled by Dave Cox & Walt Jaeger for the Los Angeles Fire Department Historical Society


$39.95* / $84.00* ORDER NOW!

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