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Jasper Firehall

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 25 January 2010 in Architecture and Portfolio.

1936 brought the completion of a new larger hall on the corner of Elm and Patricia St., and the recommendation by the Western Canada Fire Underwriters Association to form a Brigade with volunteers from the community.

PENTAX K200D 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 100 57 mm (35mm equiv.)

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PATRICK from miramas, France

very great capture

25 Jan 2010 5:45am

@PATRICK: Thank you Patrick! ;-)

AG from London, United Kingdom

So unmistakably a firehouse. I wonder how they called the volunteers to the 'house when there was an alert ? Last time I saw that here, they wailed a siren . . all gone now.

25 Jan 2010 7:45am

@AG: Thank you very much AG and welcome to my blog! Please come back and visit soon.... ;-)

LOL....in this day and age I wouldn't be surprised if they received a text message.... ;-)))

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

~`great shot Eric.. intresting to see what is local to other areas:)!!

25 Jan 2010 8:49am

@kate: Thank you Kate! ;-)

Olivier from Hainaut, Belgium

pin pon pin pon

25 Jan 2010 9:07am

@Olivier: Merci beaucoup Olivier! ;-))

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Wonderful shot.. thanks for the info...

25 Jan 2010 9:44am

@Sarito: Thank you Sarito! ;-)

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Nice nice picture!

25 Jan 2010 9:49am

@Elena Kotrotsou: Thank you Elena! ;-)

Veronique from Sarrouilles, France

interesting picture :-)

25 Jan 2010 10:25am

@Veronique: Thank you Veronique! ;-)

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

It's charming, and you've composed it beautifully :)

25 Jan 2010 11:04am

@Lorraine: Thank you very much Lorraine! ;-)

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

Very obvious what this building is even without the words on it. You would think they would have a more professional sign but it looks like one of the firemen stood on the truck and painted it himself ;) Very cool, home town feel.

25 Jan 2010 1:54pm

@Self-Indulgence: Thank you Kristen! Yes, Jasper is a small town inside of one of our National Parks with a population of just over 4200! For more info... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jasper,_Alberta ;-)

BJ from Murfreesboro, United States

very quaint building, looks like they haven't been busy, the snow is undisturbed

25 Jan 2010 2:43pm

@BJ: Thank you BJ! Yes, a very laid back little town!
;-)

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Nice shot Eric...i somewhat imagined the firehall much bigger than that since they get so many tourist out there....

25 Jan 2010 3:44pm

@StarCosmosBleu: Thank you very much Marcel! Yes, they get a lot of tourists; but the permanent population is only about 4200.. ;-)

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful shot . Love all this whiteness throughout the picture . Very neat !

25 Jan 2010 4:29pm

@MARIANA: Thank you very much Mariana! ;-)

philippe from dijon, France

A good initiative and a building with much charm, good evening and congratulations Eric.

25 Jan 2010 5:39pm

@philippe: Merci beaucoup Philippe! ;-)

Lillee from -, United States

very nice

25 Jan 2010 5:50pm

@Lillee: Thank you Lillee! ;-)

Alivia from Saint-Etienne, France

The fire station, all white with snow as if she wanted to ban all fires to destroy the world .. tiny barracks sleeping in winter ..

25 Jan 2010 8:43pm

@Alivia: Thank you very much Alivia! ;-)

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

Something very affectionate about this photo that I like.

25 Jan 2010 10:37pm

@GJC: Thank you very much GJC! Quaint would be appropriate.... ;-)

tubby from Singapore, Singapore

This is beautiful.

25 Jan 2010 10:45pm

@tubby: Thank you very much Tubby and welcome to my blog! Please come back and visit soon... ;-)

Christel from Köln, Germany

Good evening Eric,
This fire station looks very interesting and well preserved from the outside. Color, I like it too. Her words about this, I read with interest. The entire presentation like that. Thank you for your Kommetar and loyal.
Good night, dear greetings Christel

25 Jan 2010 10:54pm

@Christel: Thank you very much Christel! ;-)

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Beautiful shot Eric ! I like the font on the Firehall, looks like Comic Sans...looks unique :)

26 Jan 2010 3:10am

@Satvik: Thank you very much Satvik! ;-)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Very nice shot, Eric.

26 Jan 2010 3:31am

@B. Thomas: Thank you Barbara! ;-)

Charles Dastodd from Chicago, United States

a lovely looking building!

27 Jan 2010 1:26am

@Charles Dastodd: Thank you very much Charles! ;-)

PENTAX K200D
1/125 second
F/5.6
ISO 100
57 mm (35mm equiv.)

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