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Tin tube fire extinguisher, Waldoboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by Waldoboro Fire Department

"The Hanks" tin tube fire extinguisher was manufactured by the Hanks Manufacturing company of Augusta. It is full of a dry powder.

This type of extinguisher was used in some of the homes in Waldoboro. This one was donated to the Waldoboro Fire Department by a resident who was cleaning out a barn in town.

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  • Title: Tin tube fire extinguisher, Waldoboro, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Waldoboro
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Tin
  • Dimensions (cm): 55.880 x 5.3975
  • Collection: Waldoboro Fire Department Collection of Vintage Equipment
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Waldoboro Fire Department
1600 Atlantic Avenue, PO Box J, Waldoboro, ME 04572
(207) 832-2161
http://waldoboromaine.org

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