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More Info →First horse-drawn fire engine of the Palmerston North Volunteer Fire Brigade

This engine, christened ‘Rescue’ by Mrs D H Macarthur 9 November 1888, consisted of a manually operated pump which enabled water to be hosed onto fires. Photograph is a portion of a larger image held.

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Object type
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Digitisation ID
2007N_F14_TEC_1254
Title
First horse-drawn fire engine of the Palmerston North Volunteer Fire Brigade
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Place
Palmerston North
Date
1888

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Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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