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Title Postcard: [Fire] Our New Fire Truck Engine Automobile - Gasoline driven Pumps 1000 G[allons]. pe[r minute.] [Hoboken, N.J.,] no date, circa 1916; unposted.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2006.034.1205
Collection Robert Foster Collection
Credit Courtesy of Robert Foster
Description Postcard: Our New Fire Truck Engine Automobile - Gasoline driven Pumps 1000 G[allons]. pe__ . [Hoboken, N.J.,] no date, circa 1916; unposted. Photographic print with imprinted (Azo) back; undivided.

No publisher indicated or stock number.

View of firetruck engine in use at fire. Grain elevators or silos are in background suggesting the fire was in the northeast corner of the city.

Manufacturer's plate is seen on firetruck side: Ahrens-Fox, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Date 1916-1921
Year Range from 1916
Year Range to 1921
Search Terms Hoboken Fire Department
Caption front
Imagefile 052\20060341205.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce
Transportation
Buildings
Exteriors
Disasters
Fires
Docks
Pier
Trucks