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Watkins #430 - Mechanics Institute, 1860, San Francicso
Image courtesy of: Weston Naef
Photographers number:430
Title:Mechanics Institute, 1860, San Francicso
Descriptive Title:Fire Engine
Date Photographed: 1860
Notes:Sign on engine reads "Monumental #1 / Monumental California Engine Company". This was the first steam fire engine in California. For more information go to Guardians of the City - First Steam Fire Engine. Information provided by David Parfitt.

Photographer:Carleton E Watkins   (Nov 11, 1829 — Jun 23, 1916;  Active approx. 1853 — 1896)
Publisher:Carleton Watkins

View this image in gallery:San Francisco and Environs (1860-1864) Image ID:1000543
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