Antique Indian backpack fire extinguisher
Description
Media Type
Object
Description
"INDIAN patented" backpack fire pump produced by "D. B. Smith & Company. Utica, N.Y., U.S.A." (text on cap). Brass pump with 5 gallon pump, rubber tube, brass strainer and cover, designed to be worn on back with adjustable canvas straps. Back is stamped "air cooled patented tank".

Notes
Indian Fire Pump was designed and manufactured by D.B. Smith Company of Utica and is still used today.
Date of Original
circa 1930s
Dimensions
Width: 36 cm
Height: 38 cm
Length: 18 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
FHM00036
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
Emaillocalhistory@notlpl.orgWebsite
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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Antique Indian backpack fire extinguisher


"INDIAN patented" backpack fire pump produced by "D. B. Smith & Company. Utica, N.Y., U.S.A." (text on cap). Brass pump with 5 gallon pump, rubber tube, brass strainer and cover, designed to be worn on back with adjustable canvas straps. Back is stamped "air cooled patented tank".