Photograph of the Los Angeles Fire Department marching down Main Street looking north from Central Avenue in the first civic parade in L.A., July 4, 1871. Twenty-six firemen arranged in two lines of thirteen trail the horse-drawn cart which holds the pressurized water pump. Spectators and other carriages are visible alongside the unpaved road to the left and in the distance. Shop fronts line the street to the left and in the right hand distance. Legible signs include: "Furniture / Bedding", and "Levy & Corblentz".