'Senator Baxter' hand pumper engine, Bath, ca. 1920

Contributed by Town of Topsham


"Mr. Thompson," dressed in the uniform of the Bath Veteran Firefighters Association, stands in front of a hand pumper fire engine known as the "Senator Baxter."

The "Senator Baxter" had a 10" piston and was built in 1857; it was originally used in Little Falls, New York. Bath acquired it in 1919.

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About This Item

  • Title: 'Senator Baxter' hand pumper engine, Bath, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Bath
  • County: Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 5 cm
  • Local Code: 2000-07-13b
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Town of Topsham
Topsham Historical Comm., Town Hall, 100 Main Street, Topsham, ME 04086
(207) 725-1303

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