Hughes Dallard shared this 1890 staff portrait of the Wilson Volunteer Fire Department, the forerunner to today’s Wilson Fire/Rescue Services. Pictured from left are Charles Wooten, driver engineer, W.P. Snakenburg, Ed Killette, Doan Herring, John Godwin, Rosell Stevens, Faro Bryant, Rosco Briggs, Fire Chief Alex Quarles, Charles Winstead, Fate Bryant, Bob Batten, John Thomas Wilson, Ben Amerson, Lucian Winstead and Fate Farmer. The Wilson Times is publishing historical photos of Wilson County life and landmarks in this space each day. To share your snapshots, email the picture and caption to Lori Parish at email@example.com with the subject line “Remember When” or bring it to the Times office at 2001 Downing St. SW during regular business hours.
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