Christmas Fires
Fire of 1845
Early Images
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The Old Fire Pumper

The Old Fire Pumper Photo

Already an antique by the 1845 fire, this early fire pumper represents the simple equipment available in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Picture from the Patch Collection can be seen in "Historic Portsmouth" by James Garvin, published by Peter Randall for Strawbery Banke, Inc. 1993.

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