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Bangor firefighters outside W. F. Whiton's Carriage Repository on Harlow Street. The building to the left is the Central Fire Station. Both were destroyed in the fire of 1911.
Second from left is Fred Matheas of Bangor. His father, Narcissus A. Matheas, a native of the Cape Verde Islands, also had been a firefighter.
The younger Matheas also owned a moving company.
About This Item
- Title: Bangor firefighters, ca. 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Location: Bangor, Penobscot County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: Coll. S-6896, Misc. Box 228/5
- Collection: Bangor Fire Company photographs
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- African Americans--Maine--Bangor
- Fire engines--Maine--Bangor
- Fire fighters--Maine--Bangor
- Fire stations--Maine--Bangor
- Firefighting equipment--Maine--Bangor
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