Fire Engine 2, 'Medomak,' Waldoboro, ca. 1846

Contributed by Waldoboro Fire Department


The "Medomak" is a Hunneman pumper engine purchased second-hand in Boston in 1846, and paid for by subscription of Waldoboro residents.

The engine was brought by coaster, landed on the ice, and hauled to the village. Its purchase price was guaranteed by the signatures of twenty-seven local men.

The engine is housed at the Waldoboro Historical Society Museum.

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  • Title: Fire Engine 2, 'Medomak,' Waldoboro, ca. 1846
  • Creation Date: circa 1846
  • Subject Date: circa 1846
  • Location: Waldoboro, Lincoln County, ME
  • Media: Wood, wrought iron
  • Dimensions: 127 cm x 101.6 cm x 198 cm
  • Local Code: Engine Medomak
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Waldoboro Fire Department
1600 Atlantic Avenue, PO Box J, Waldoboro, ME 04572
(207) 832-2161

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