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Ballarat Fire Brigade is a fully volunteer fire brigade and was formed in 1856 and has operated from it current site on the corner of Barkly & East streets Ballarat since 1858. The station has a collection of firefighting memorabillia along with an extensive collection of trophys and photo's relating to the brigade dating back to the 1850's.
B&W photograph of the brigades horse 'Sailor' who is pictured harnessed to the hose carriage outside the front of the original station (pre 1916). 3 firefighters are pictured on the caariage, 2 seated in the front and 1 standing on the rear. Photograph is mounted on a beige coloured card
B&W photograph of a brigade member holding the brigades horse 'Sailor'. Photograpf was taken in East street looking south towards Barkly street. Photograph is mounted on a dark brown card backing.
This shield is made from a silver. The shield is around plam size and has a classic shape. On the back of the shield there are three small hoops, two at the top (left and right), and one in the center at the bottom.