Members of Fire Department Hose Company Number 1., on South Main Street with decorated hose cart. Loading dock of a lumber company; possibly ready for a parade. Men and boys all wear hats and belts marked with the number 1.
Location is identified as probably Circle City Men lined up along riverbank, with two prominent buildings in background; sign on on building reads, "Landing. All Steamers Welcome" and, on the other building, "The Alaska [Exploration]"