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Moses Gerrish Farmer (1820-1893) of Eliot invented this fire alarm pull box, the design of which is still in use today.
In 1847 he invented the first electric railway car. He was a transcendentalist, believing that his inventions were emanations from God, and, in this spirit, did not patent his inventions in his early years.
About This Item
- Title: Fire alarm pull box, Eliot, ca. 1860
- Creation Date: circa 1860
- Subject Date: circa 1860
- Location: Eliot, York County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: 7T
- Object Type: Image
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657 Goodwin Rd., Eliot, ME 03903
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