Archive for July 24th, 2013

FIRE ALARM DISPATCH

 Box562
A vintage Fire Alarm Pull Box


fire alarm dispatch
Lt. Chuck Moyer checks an address while other dispatchers man the phones
inside the old fire alarm center.

When you called Portland’s 911 in the past, they transferred you to the Portland Fire
Alarm Telegraph dispatch center on NE 21st Ave near the I-84 overpass. The building
(shown below) is now the sales office for Sunshine Dairy. 

 

fire dispatch

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TODAY IN HISTORY

ap_building MAIN

EdDonahue mic and earphones
Ed Donahue

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RUTH BUZZI IS 77 TODAY

 senior ruth
High school senior year

ruth buzzi now
Ruth Ann Buzzi

Buzzi is a  comedienne and actress of theatre, film, and television. She
is especially known for her performances on the NBC-TV comedyvariety
show
Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In from 1968 to 1973.

The "dirty old man" sketch with guest Don Rickles

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