Above photo from the 1964 Berg collection and is courtesy of the Newark Public Library
Below: 1895 Sanborn insurance maps
From an early description: "Eastern Hose Company No. 2. Organized and accepted by the township December 11, 1883; located in brick building, north of Main Street, east of Grove Street. Equipment, on hose wagon (carrying 1,000 feet of hose), two horses, one permanent man. Building contains company room, bunk-room and bath-room."
Below: an 1890 map showing "Eastern Hose House No2" in the lower right-hand corner
Above: In 1909 the "new" firehouse below was built on the new North Hollywood Ave next to the Lackawanna Station that had been built about 1901.
Below: the station on 9/4/1913
The 1909 building is shown below on a 1911 Sanborn map and is referred to as Hook and Ladder No. 2 and Chemical No.2.
Both buildings were bulldozed in the mid-1960's when the area was destroyed to make way for I-280.
Below: a ceremonial helmet presented to Eastern Hose No.2 by an East Orange official