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Fire Engine 2, 'Medomak,' Waldoboro, ca. 1846

Contributed by Waldoboro Fire Department

The "Medomak" is a Hunneman pumper engine purchased second-hand in Boston in 1846, and paid for by subscription of Waldoboro residents.

The engine was brought by coaster, landed on the ice, and hauled to the village. Its purchase price was guaranteed by the signatures of twenty-seven local men.

The engine is housed at the Waldoboro Historical Society Museum.

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  • Title: Fire Engine 2, 'Medomak,' Waldoboro, ca. 1846
  • Creation Date: circa 1846
  • Subject Date: circa 1846
  • Town: Waldoboro
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: wood and wrought iron
  • Dimensions (cm): 127 x 101.6 x 198
  • Local Code: Engine Medomak
  • 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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