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First Motorized Fire Truck in Paris, 1918
Description
Creators
Unknown, Photographer
Robinson, C.B.
, Depicted
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
This 1918 photograph depicts the Paris Fire Department's first motorized fire truck, which was then brand-new. According to D.A. Smith, it is a Ford Model T truck. The man to the left is mayor C.B. Robinson, who was responsible for the purchase.

The signs on the building in the back read:
"BOSWORTH & CHURCHILL
GOODRICK TIRES"

This image was printed on page 130 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith.
Date of Original
1918
Dimensions
Width: 11.2 cm
Height: 7.8 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2009.0062.01, Page 58, Photo 2
Collection
D.A. Smith Photograph Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
Recommended Citation
First Motorized Fire Truck in Paris, 1918, D.A. Smith Photograph Collection, 2009.0062.01, Page 58, Photo 2, Paris Museum and Historical Society
Terms of Use
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit “Paris Museum and Historical Society.”
Contact
Paris Museum and Historical Society
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

Paris Museum and Historical Society

51 William Street, Paris, ON

N3L 1N4

(519) 442-9295

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First Motorized Fire Truck in Paris, 1918


This 1918 photograph depicts the Paris Fire Department's first motorized fire truck, which was then brand-new. According to D.A. Smith, it is a Ford Model T truck. The man to the left is mayor C.B. Robinson, who was responsible for the purchase.

The signs on the building in the back read:
"BOSWORTH & CHURCHILL
GOODRICK TIRES"

This image was printed on page 130 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith.