Water wagon


Description
Media Type:
Object
Description:
Two-wheeled, hand drawn cart made of wood. The water was poured into a wooden tank with buckets and then two men operated a hand pump to force a stream of water on the fire.
"This wagon was filled with water from wells or from the lake and carried water to the 1834 hand pumper when water was not available."
N.F.D.
Notes:
In 1834, the fire department purchased a new ten-man hand-operated pumper known as the "Man Killer," as well as a horse drawn wagon to carry axes, a horse-drawn ladder wagon, a hand-operated pump with leather hose, and a water wagon.
Date of Publication:
1834
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
FHM00029; FHM00030; FHM00031
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Location of Original:
Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Hall Museum
2 Anderson Lane
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 ‎
Contact
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Email
Website
Agency street/mail address

10 Anderson Lane P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023

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Water wagon


Two-wheeled, hand drawn cart made of wood. The water was poured into a wooden tank with buckets and then two men operated a hand pump to force a stream of water on the fire.
"This wagon was filled with water from wells or from the lake and carried water to the 1834 hand pumper when water was not available."
N.F.D.