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Tag Archives: Peter M. Gilloley
The Fire Fighting Advance that Wasn’t
In 1899, Davenport was a growing city. This concerned those responsible for public safety, not only because the city was growing out, but because it was growing up. From a fire department’s point of view, higher buildings mean higher fires—and in … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Davenport, Davenport Fire Department, Grain Elevators, Iowa, Local History, Peter M. Gilloley 2 Comments