Postcard of an Early Fire Engine in Hingham, Mass.

FireEngine.JPG

Title

Postcard of an Early Fire Engine in Hingham, Mass.

Description

This item is photograph depicting a firefighter sitting on a large, steam-powered fire engine in front of a Hingham, Mass. fire station. The engine is being pulled by two horses. The photograph was most likely taken in the second half of the 19th century.

Subject

Fire engines
Fire stations
Fire fighters

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Rights

No known copyright restrictions.

Access Rights

Contact host institution for more information.

Format

JPEG

Extent

8.43 MB

Language

English

Type

Photographs

Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

c. 1850-1900

Citation

“Postcard of an Early Fire Engine in Hingham, Mass.,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed December 16, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/241.