Object No.82

Fire cart from Wolverton Works, 1882

Object No.82
Object No.82
Object No.82

This hand-drawn fire cart was used to get water from the nearest fire hydrants to the source of a fire. The hoses were linked together and connected to the appropriate nozzle. On the side of the cart is a metal badge carrying the Britannia crest of the London & North Western Railway Company with the legend ‘Wolverton Works Fire Brigade’.

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