Skokie Historical Society

Fire Drills of Skokie, Illinois

1881 through 2007

 

Previously known as NILES CENTRE or NILES CENTER, Illinois


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Fire Drill at Laramie Avenue and Old Orchard Road, 1960

Climbing Drill at Edler Storage on Skokie Boulevard near Oakton Street, 1960

Fire Drill at Niles Center Road Station future site, 1960s

Fire Drill at Niles Center Road Station future site, 1960s

Fire Drill at Niles Center Road Station future site, 1960s

Fire Drill at Niles Center Road Station future site, 1960s

Fire Drill at Niles Center Road Station future site, 1960s

Fire Drill at Niles Center Road Station future site, 1960s

Fire Drill at 5004 Oakton Street, 1960s

Fire Drill at 5004 Oakton Street, 1960s

Fire Drill at 5004 Oakton Street, 1960s

Fire Drill at Kenton Street and Church Street, 1960s

Drill on Oakton Street at Central Park Avenue, 1960s

Climbing Drill at Old Orchard Theater Building, 1960s

Climbing Drill at Skokie Public Works Building on Gross Point Road, 1960s

Tunnel Able Heat Entry Suit Drill at Metropolitan Sanitary District located at Howard Street and McCormick Boulevard, 1960s

Drill at Floral Avenue Station, 1960s

Drill Tower Open House at Gross Point Road Fire Station, 1960s

Standpipe Test Drill on Westmoreland Building rooftop located at Old Orchard Road and Lawler Avenue, 1960s

Standpipe Test Drill on Westmoreland Building rooftop located at Old Orchard Road and Lawler Avenue, 1960s

House Burning Drill, Chief Ray Redick Shown, 1961

Fire Drill at Taylor Estates on Dempster Street and Kostner Avenue, 1961

Fire Drill at Taylor Estates on Dempster Street and Kostner Avenue, 1961

Cassion Drill at Teletype Corporation located at Touhy Avenue and Carpenter Road with George Trier, 1963

Life Net Drill held at Kenton Elementary School, 1963

Foam Drill at Chicago Transit Yards at Oakton Street and Lawndale Avenue, 1964

Foam Drill at Chicago Transit Yards at Oakton Street and Lawndale Avenue, 1964

Ladder Drill at Rand McNally located at 8255 Central Park, 1965

Sprinkler Connection Drill, 1965

High X Foam & K-12 Demonstration at Gross Point Road Station, 1970s

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