13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Round Top and Warrenton Volunteer Fire Department

Small rural towns rely on volunteers to man their fire stations. Round Top Texas, with a population of 90, has had a volunteer brigade since 1904. The photograph compares an original fire crew and tender with today’s crew and engine at the same location.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Round Top, United Kingdom
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Bernard Mendoza