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  • Old wooden fire ladder
        Extension ladder made of wood (painted red) and metal connectors.
      Extension ladder made of wood (painted red) and metal connectors.
  • Niagara Fire Department Leather Helmet
        Black leather fire helmet with metal firefighter finial. It consists of eight sections of hardened leather with brim narrow on sides and a large rear tail. Front shield with initials: NFD - Niagara Fire Department. Probably late 1800s. Height with finial: 24 cm and without: 18 cm.
      Black leather fire helmet with metal firefighter finial. It consists of eight ...
  • 1834 Pumper
        Hand-drawn and hand-operated gooseneck pumper with four wheels. Made of wood and metal, painted red. The curved ("gooseneck") shape of the water pipe (leading from the top of the wooden housing of the air chamber) allowed for easier maneuvering of the water stream. "This pump was made by James Smith ...
      Hand-drawn and hand-operated gooseneck pumper with four wheels. Made of wood and ...
  • Ladder and hose wagon
        Handcart with 4 wheels and long storage trunk; made of wood and metal parts. This hand drawn wagon took the wooden ladders and leather hose to the fire scene. First used in 1850.
      Handcart with 4 wheels and long storage trunk; made of wood and ...
  • 1763 Pumper
        Manually drawn fire pump with four wheels. It is made of wood and metal parts, painted red with exception for "1763" and "N.F.D." [Niagara Fire Department]. The wood wheels have wrought iron bands. "This was the first rotary type fire pumper in Niagara on the Lake. It was turned by ...
      Manually drawn fire pump with four wheels. It is made of wood ...
  • Hose reel
        Hand-drawn hose cart with two big wheels, a hose and nozzles. Wood/metal. The hose reel was pulled to the fire scene by 4 to 6 men, and the hose was unrolled from the fire to the source of water. The reel was first used in early 1900. N.F.D.
      Hand-drawn hose cart with two big wheels, a hose and nozzles. Wood/metal. ...
  • 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 ...
      Two-wheeled, hand drawn cart made of wood. The water was poured into ...
  • Fire leather buckets
        The black leather buckets, each with "N.F.D." [Niagara Fire Department] and numbers "15" and "20" painted in white. The bucket is narrower at the bottom (17 cm diameter ) and wider at the top (24 cm diameter). "Old fire bucket found in the stone house built by Monroe. Monroe rang ...
      The black leather buckets, each with "N.F.D." [Niagara Fire Department] and numbers ...
  • Bucket cart
        Hand-drawn, wooden bucket cart with two wheels and a storage box for carrying buckets. "This cart was used in early 1800 to carry the leather buckets to the fire scene. These buckets were the backbone of the early fire brigades." N.F.D.
      Hand-drawn, wooden bucket cart with two wheels and a storage box for ...
  • 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".
      "INDIAN patented" backpack fire pump produced by "D. B. Smith & Company. ...
  • Stop-Fire fire extinguisher
        Handheld brass/copper 2 1/2 quart fire extinguisher produced by Stop-Fire, Inc., New Brunswick, N.J. with "Redi-grip" and pistol grip pump handle. Model AC-24, originally filled with Carbontetrachloride pressurized with dry air or nitrogen. Probably made in the 1950's.
      Handheld brass/copper 2 1/2 quart fire extinguisher produced by Stop-Fire, Inc., New ...
  • Fire alarm box
        Cast iron fire alarm box in red. Produced in Canada by Northern Electric Company Limited. Instruction on the box reads: "For fire: break the glass open the door pull hook down once and let go"
      Cast iron fire alarm box in red. Produced in Canada by Northern ...
  • Fire hose nozzles
        Antique brass/copper fire hose nozzles. Show a sign of use at the top.
      Antique brass/copper fire hose nozzles. Show a sign of use at the ...
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