Smith & Wellstood fire brigade

Maker
1. Bonnybridge Photographic Society
2. Unknown
Production date
Post 1900
Description
Smith and Wellstood firemen at the Bonnybridge Foundry. There is a fire appliance with a steam powered water pump pulled by a pair of horses. Nine fireman are aboard it. To the left is a hand pulled fire appliance.
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Production date
Post 1900
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Subject notes
The fire service was maintained by the company to protect its foundry and staffed by members of its workforce. The foundry brigades were often better equipped and trained than their counterparts in towns.
Accession number
P00168

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