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Hopkinton Firemen, Image 8, 1920's

Hopkinton Firemen, Image 8, 1920's

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Title:
Hopkinton Firemen, Image 8, 1920's
Description:
Image of two uniformed firemen seated in early motorized Hook and Ladder fire engine ca 1920. Note fire-fighting apparatus on the fire engine; ladders, bell, lantern and chemical tank. The name Hopkinton is imprinted on the engine's hood. Firemen in Hopkinton fought three major town fires in 1876, 1882 and 1900. This may be the vehicle that was purchased by the town in 1915.
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Hopkinton Public Library
Collection (local):
Hopkinton Public Library Treasure Room Collection
Subjects:
Fire engines--Massachusetts--Hopkinton
Fire fighters--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_image8_1920s