Trumpets C. 1890's
Trumpets or "horns" were functional as well as decorative. These were used to render orders on the fire ground. The were also used in parades and often "stuffed" with flowers. Today, the horns are still used today in emblems showing rank. A single horn being a Lieutenant and up to the "5 horn" being the Chief. These horns date back to early 1900's. Pictured is 2nd Assistant Chief D M Shea in 1905.