Hook and ladder at Pickering Square fire, Bangor, 1891

Contributed by Bangor Public Library

Description

A horsedrawn hook and ladder (Champion) fire engine of the Bangor Fire Department responding to a Pickering Square blaze on 29 March, 1891. This profile view shows a few of the hooks (attatched to long poles and used to pull burning material aside) still loaded on the engine; the ladders have been deployed against the side of Kirkpatrick and Jameson's market (14 Pickering Square).

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  • Title: Hook and ladder at Pickering Square fire, Bangor, 1891
  • Creation Date: 1891-03-29
  • Subject Date: 1891-03-29
  • Location: Bangor, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10.4 cm x 13 cm
  • Collection: Vickery Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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