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.
About This Item
- 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: 55.880 cm x 5.3975 cm
- 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
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