Bangor firefighters, ca. 1890

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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.

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