Shippenville/Elk’s most dedicated volunteers

As the Shippenville/Elk Township Volunteer Fire Department celebrated its 75th anniversary over the weekend of July 22-24, its oldest surviving members gathered for a photograph with some of the department’s original equipment, including axes, an old-style telephone, hose nozzles and other old items from the department’s collection. Pictured (from left) are Bob Hannold, Junior Hartle, Tom Shattenberg, Paul Boorech and Vance Duncan. The department hosted a three-day open house with demonstrations, food and beverages, raffles and displays of the older and now out-of-use firefighting equipment. (Submitted photo)


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