Fire Fighting Buff's Guide to New York City

Joseph Natale Schneiderman

For the past 10 years Joseph Natale Schneiderman has visited 55 firehouses in the grand City of New York.

He is a "Buff", or someone who visited firehouses in their spare time (it also meant once that someone rode with them if they so chose!). So, come with him, on his 5-borough journey to these 55 firehouses, as you learn about the history of the firehouses and fire engines, firefighters, and his personal experiences. You’ll also see plenty of non-firefighting related things to do, like restaurants and other points of interest in the area of his visits!

From "Fire Under the Bridge" (Engine 205/Ladder 118, Brooklyn) to "The Cuckoo's Nest" (Engine 89/Ladder 50, The Bronx), to the “Corona Tigers” (Engine 289/Ladder 138, Queens) to the "Pride of Midtown" (Engine 54/Ladder 4/Battalion 9, Manhattan), and finally to the "Splendor in the Grass" (Engine 154, Staten Island), it's a 5 alarm journey that no buff, firefighter, or New York City fan will want to miss! So grab a Metrocard (you’re takin' subways), an FDNY shirt, and a camera, and get out here and buff!

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Specifications 2002
6" x 9" softcover
136 pages, B&W photos
ISBN: 0-595-24602-8, BF5700 / $11.95