RALEIGH AND WAKE COUNTY FIREFIGHTING BY MICHAEL J. LEGEROS

ISBN 0738515124
Retail price $19.99 - 128 pages - Softcover
Approximately 235 black-and-white photographs
Published 2003. Reprinted 2004, 2008

The Images of America Series by Arcadia Publishing
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* Available at one or more Wake County public libraries.

Photo

Collections

  • Hubert Altman (3)
  • Judy Cockerham (1)
  • North Carolina Office of Archives and History (16)
  • North Carolina State University Special Collections (1)
  • Raleigh City Museum (1)
  • Buddy Scarboro (2)
  • University of North Carolina Special Collections (1)

Fire Departments

  • Apex (2)
  • Bay Leaf (3)
  • Cary (16)
  • Eastern Wake1 (2)
  • Fairview (4)
  • Fuquay-Varina (1)
  • Garner (3)
  • Hopkins (1)
  • Morrisville (1)
  • Raleigh (15)
  • Rolesville (1)
  • Stony Hill (1)
  • Swift Creek (1)
  • Wake Forest (2)
  • Wendell (3)
  • Western Wake (5)
  • Zebulon (4)

1 Listed in book as Knightdale Fire Department.

Newspapers

  • Durham Herald-Sun (1)
  • Fuquay-Varina
    Independent
    (2)
  • Gold Leaf Farmer (1)
  • News & Observer2 (73)
  • Raleigh Times2 (18)
  • Wake Weekly (2)
  • Zebulon Record (1)

2 Provided with assistance of North Carolina Office of Archives and History.

Photographers

  • Thomas Babb (1)
  • Peter Brock (1)
  • Brian Cammack (1)
  • Jo Fulton (1)
  • David Grant (1)
  • Dale Johnson (3)
  • Gary Knight/CCBI (6)
  • Mike Legeros (18)
  • Seny Norasingh (1)
  • David Ritchie (2)
  • Ava King Straughn (2)
  • Lee Wilson (9)