Fire equipment sleigh, Houlton, ca. 1880

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner

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Description

Houlton's fire department used this fire equipment sleigh in conjunction with the Sockanosset steam pumper. It carrier fire hose, hose connections, tools, axes, and lanterns as well as fire fighting personnel. Between the years of 1879 through 1902 Houlton suffered from five devastating fires.

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About This Item

  • Title: Fire equipment sleigh, Houlton, ca. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Location: Houlton, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 8.9 cm x 14 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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