Cumberland No. 3 Steam Fire Engine, 1862

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Cumberland No. 3  Steam Fire Engine, 1862

Purchase a reproduction of this item on


The Portland Fire Department's Steam Engine 3, built in Manchester, N.H., in 1862, is an Amoskeag 2nd size steam fire engine with serial number 54. It went into service in September 1862.

The engine weighed 6,800 pounds and cost $3,618.

View/Add Comments

About This Item

  • Title: Cumberland No. 3 Steam Fire Engine, 1862
  • Creation Date: circa 1862
  • Subject Date: circa 1862
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 29
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

Cross Reference Searches

Standardized Subject Headings

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

Use of this Item is not restricted by copyright and/or related rights, but the holding organization is contractually obligated to limit use. For more information, please contact the contributing organization. However, watermarked Maine Memory Network images may be used for educational purposes.

How to cite content on this site

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please send us a message with this link.