Although I have experience of fire, I'm grateful I've never been in a situation where I had to be carried to safety.
Whoa! Now that does take some balance, wot?
Hah! I've had to do that. Off a cliff. Fun times.
Love the old photos. All our family come from Sheffield; Owlerton, Neepsend and Hunters Bar. That's from around 1900 until my grandmother died in mid-60s.
wow. hope the top guy does not miss a step!
Classic pic . .I wonder if they still practice that way today?
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Thanks for all the comments. John : We lived in Sheffield for about twelve years and our son was born there. He is now back there at University.
Wow...actually, the training still includes this excercise, but they use life-size dummies...at least over here! :)
According to the scrawled date on the reverse of this Victorian Cabinet Card, it was taken somewhere around the 11th November 1889. T...