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Hopkinton Firemen, Image 6, 1920's

Hopkinton Firemen, Image 6, 1920's

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Title:
Hopkinton Firemen, Image 6, 1920's
Description:
Hopkinton fire department members seated on early Hook and Ladder motorized fire engine, with wooden horse-drawn wheeled vehicle in the rear also holding fire men. The Hook and Ladder truck holds fire fighting apparatus, ladder, hose, lamp and chemical containers positioned on its running board. The name of Hopkinton is imprinted on the engine's hood. The chief during this time period was Tim Danahy. Notes indicate that this was known as a Combination Fire Truck. Hopkinton's firemen fought major town fires in the years 1876, 1882 and 1900.
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Hopkinton Public Library
Collection (local):
Hopkinton Public Library Treasure Room Collection
Subjects:
Fire fighters--Massachusetts--Hopkinton
Fire engines--Massachusetts--Hopkinton
Fire departments--Massachusetts--Hopkinton
Hopkinton (mass.)--History
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Hopkinton
Extent:
4 x 6 inch photograph printed by William Robinson from plate glass negative in 1970's
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Terms of Use:
Please request permission to use image by contacting Hopkinton Public Library in advance at hopkintonlibrary@hopkintonma.gov or 508-497-9777.
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Notes:
From the Hopkinton Public Library Treasure Room
Language:
English
Identifier:
Closet box 9, file #30
hopkinton_firemen_image_6_1920s