The New Orleans Salvage Corps

Issue 3 and Volume 1.

The New Orleans Salvage Corps At noon yesterday the Central Station of the Salvage Corps of the city was formally opened. The building used for this station is a four-story brick building situated at No. 162 Julia Street, between Camp and St. Charles Streets, and is provided with all the necessary apparatus for preventing fires. The opening of the station had been formerly announced, aud was witnessed by the Board of Underwriters in a body, and a number of citizens. In order to convey an idea how the corps is disciplined, an exhibition of the manner in which the men are drilled was given to the spectators. At a given moment the alarm of fire was sounded. The horses were hitched to the wagons, and in less than seven seconds, in a gallop, crossed the sill of the entrance gate. , They were driveu down Camp Street, and returned after…

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