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Historic Hallowell - Cascade Hand Tub

Cascade Hand Tub Cascade Hand Tub, Vaughan Homestead, Hallowell, ca. 1935Hubbard Free Library The Cascade Hand Tub, built by Samuel Merrick of…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Fire Department Technology

For example, the Tiger or the Cascade Hand Pump, both of which were fire fighting technology in their time.

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Historic Hallowell - The Tiger and the Lion

It is a hand tub, a type of fire fighting engine with a stitched together, leather hose. Fire Department, Hallowell, 1843Hubbard Free Library…

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Historic Hallowell - Keeping Us Safe: Fire Department and Police Force

Later, the fire department added hand tubs to the roster which put out fires quicker and more effectively.

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Historic Hallowell - Basic Fire Fighting Technology

… engine was made in 1819; it was the Cascade Hand Tub. The fire hydrant was invented in 1869 by Birdsill Holly.

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Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

… fire uniforms fastest or what team could fill the tub first while only using buckets. New England musters were first organized in the 1940's by the…

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Historic Hallowell - Protect and Serve - Hallowell Fire and Police

… evolved pumping devices, known as "hand tubs", were created which were able to propel a spray of water upon fires.

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Historic Hallowell - Police and Fire Citations

“Cascade Still Well Preserved.” Hand Tub Owned by Vaughan Family In Hallowell, Built In 1819 Long a Central Maine Attraction, n.d., City Council…

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Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 2 of 3

… to a depth of three feet, and destroying dye tubs and other machinery with gravel and lighter stones. Guilford Woolen Mills, ca.

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Otisfield Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

Soon the Brunswick Hand Tubs were there to help. The fire destroyed everything all the way North to Hoopers Grocery Store.