Glass Plate Negative
Bridgewater Firehouse, circa 1883. A steam fire engine, the Silsby No. 6, is parked in front of the building. At the time, firefighting was not a service provided by the town of Bridgewater, but rather by a private (and voluntary) organization, the Bridgewater Fire District. The town-run fire department was established in 1894.
Bridgewater, Massachusetts Glass Plate Negatives Collection
"Bridgewater Firehouse" (digitized 2012). Bridgewater Image Gallery. Image 19.
Available at: https://vc.bridgew.edu/bridgewater_images/19
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