Hand Pumper
Antique Fire Truck, Hand Pumper, 1848. Location: Fort Hunter Engine and Hose Co. Inc. Main Street, Fort Hunter, NY 12069.


This is a 1848 hand pumper, used for fighting fires. This is one of the first pieces of fire fighting equipment. The pumper was built by L. Button Co. in Waterford.
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