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'Senator Baxter' hand pumper engine, Bath, ca. 1920

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'Senator Baxter' hand pumper engine, Bath, ca. 1920
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Description

"Mr. Thompson," dressed in the uniform of the Bath Veteran Firefighters Association, stands in front of a hand pumper fire engine known as the "Senator Baxter."

The "Senator Baxter" had a 10" piston and was built in 1857; it was originally used in Little Falls, New York. Bath acquired it in 1919.

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