Fire Engine, Protection Engine Co. No. 5, Melrose, Morrisania, N.Y.
Hand-drawn and hand-power engine. Painted on front of carriage: "org' Melrose, Sep. 25th 1852"; on rear of carriage: "Respect all. Fear none"; on side "Protection 5". Varnished panels, running gear painted tan, striping gold and black. Accessories: one hurricane lamp, hinged pole, copper ram, short hose.
Gift of the 12 surviving members of Protection Engine Co. No. 5, Benevolent Association of Melrose, 1929
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