Photograph of a Fire Chute Demonstration at the Agricultural Hall

FireChute_1900.JPG

Title

Photograph of a Fire Chute Demonstration at the Agricultural Hall

Description

This item is a photograph depicting a demonstration of the use of a fire chute at the Agricultural Hall around the year 1900. Fire volunteers are standing outside the building next to their horse-drawn ladder truck, and a fire equipment dealer can also be seen. A shoot has been dropped from a third story window and a man is sliding down it.

Subject

Fire fighters
Firefighting equipment
Product inspections

Source

Shilhan, Michael J.  When I Think of Hingham.  2nd ed.  Hingham:  Hingham Historical Society and Hingham Historical Commission, 2002.

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Created

c. 1900

Rights

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Access Rights

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Format

JPEG

Type

Photographs

Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

c. 1900

Citation

“Photograph of a Fire Chute Demonstration at the Agricultural Hall,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed November 18, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/240.