Skokie Fire Department Lt. Russ Picek and Museum Supervisor Amanda Hanson Strike A Pose At the Skokie Heritage Museum
Skokie Fire Lt. Russ Picek poses next to a 1860s Rumsey Hand Pumper that he personally detailed. Lt. Picek and Amanda Hanson, supervisor of the Skokie Heritage Museum, helped staff the Village's Open House, held Sunday, October 26th. The 1860s Rumsey Hand Pumper was one of the first pieces of firefighting equipment used by the Village's volunteer fire company. Lt. Smith also serves as president of the Skokie Historical Society, which thanks Castwell Products and the V.F.W. Post No. 3854 for its contributions to the refurbishing project.