Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library Archives

[Bristol Fire Company No. 1 truck and members, Walter Moore in driver's seat]

Item

Dublin Core

Identifier

7.9.081

Description

Bristol Fire Company No. 1 was founded 1857 located on Wood Street at Market Street. It was the first fire company in Bristol. In 1875, a third story was added to house meetings of the Borough Council until 1926-27 when the municipal building was constructed. [Truck believed to have been purchased in 1910]. Walter Moore, seated in driver seat, was killed answering a fire in the Bensalem “Bridgewater” section at Haunted Lane when the truck was destroyed by a train.

Date

circa 1910

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Collection

Citation

“[Bristol Fire Company No. 1 truck and members, Walter Moore in driver's seat],” Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library Archives, accessed April 18, 2024, https://archive.grundylibrary.org/items/show/1307.