Tin tube fire extinguisher, Waldoboro, ca. 1900
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"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.