"Old Faithful" 1907 Pumper Wagon Postcard, Blind River, Circa 1960


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
This color postcard shows a 1907 Pumper Wagon that was situated in front of the Blind River Fire Department.

These older vehicles were coal fired and a fireman would feed coal to the engine. This would be done on the way to the fire site in order to build up the pressure so it would be ready to use when they arrived at the fire.
Date of Original:
Summer 1960
Dimensions:
Width: 5.5 in
Height: 3.26 in
Subject(s):
Collection:
Local History
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.2795635848189 Longitude: -83.2211637036133
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Huron Shores Museum
Email
Agency street/mail address

1 James St. P.O. Box 460

Iron Bridge, ON P0R 1H0

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"Old Faithful" 1907 Pumper Wagon Postcard, Blind River, Circa 1960


This color postcard shows a 1907 Pumper Wagon that was situated in front of the Blind River Fire Department.

These older vehicles were coal fired and a fireman would feed coal to the engine. This would be done on the way to the fire site in order to build up the pressure so it would be ready to use when they arrived at the fire.