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The Portland Fire Department purchased Casco No. 5, a horse-drawn steam engine, which was the sixth steam fire engine in the city.
The department bought it after the great fire of July 4, 1866.
About This Item
- Title: Casco No. 5 fire engine, Portland, 1866
- Creation Date: 1866
- Subject Date: 1866
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photoprint
- Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 30 11-7
- Collection: Portland Company records
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Fire Departments--Maine--Portland
- Fire engines--1860-1870--Photographs
- Fire fighting equipment--Maine--Portland
- Great fire of 1866 (Portland, Me.)
- Great Fire, Portland, Me., 1866
- Portland Fire Department--Equipment and supplies
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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