Westbrook Fire Department, 1914

Contributed by Walker Memorial Library

Description

Valentine Hose Company's horsedrawn Hose # 1, decorated for Westbrook's Centennial celebration's parade in 1914.

The Westbrook fire department began with the Valentine Hose Company on November 21, 1891, with a wooden building on Mechanic Street. A brick firehouse was built in the late 1890s, and is seen decorated in this picture.

This fire station was razed and another was built on the site in 1977.

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About This Item

  • Title: Westbrook Fire Department, 1914
  • Creation Date: 1914
  • Subject Date: 1914
  • Town: Westbrook
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12.5 cm x 17.25 cm
  • Local Code: Notebook 8, Page 44
  • Object Type: Image

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Walker Memorial Library
800 Main Street, Westbrook, ME 04092
(207) 854-0630
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