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Hopkinton Firemen, Image 9, Edward Hopkins No. 2, 1908

Hopkinton Firemen, Image 9, Edward Hopkins No. 2, 1908

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Title:
Hopkinton Firemen, Image 9, Edward Hopkins No. 2, 1908
Description:
Image of Hopkinton firemen from Engine 2 Company posing with Hunneman Hand Tub fire fighting apparatus, named Edward Hopkins No.2 from the town's Woodville Station. The company won first prize at the Fireman's Muster held in Worcester on October 17, 1908 by streaming water 180 feet into the air. The hand-drawn pumper was the second Hopkinton vehicle to win at The Fireman's Muster. The first competition was won in 1858, also held in Worcester. Note that only one person in the image is wearing a uniform, several wear hats and the boy in the center is framed by two brooms. Steam fire engines replace the hand tub.
Date:
1908
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Hopkinton Public Library
Collection (local):
Hopkinton Public Library Treasure Room Collection
Subjects:
Edward Hopkins No.2, Hopkinton (Mass.)
Fire engines--Massachusetts--Hopkinton
Fire fighters--Massachusetts--Hopkinton
Hopkinton (Mass.) History
Fireman's Muster (Worcester, Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Hopkinton
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Worcester
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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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Publisher:
Published by J. Frank Phipps
Notes:
From the Hopkinton Public Library Treasure Room
Language:
English
Identifier:
closet box 9, file #28
hopkinton_firemen_image_9_edward_hopkins_no2_1908