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Place: Matlock
Property / Street / Road: Wellington Street/ Rutland Street junction below Rockside
Date: Saturday 28 March 1914.
The High Peak News on 4 April 1914. Below is information from the article.
Description/Historical Information: "A New Fire Brigade Era. Introduction of a Steam Fire Engine. A Perfect Success."
Demonstration of Matlock's new fire engine at 3p.m. In this photograph Mr. D. M. Wildgoose, J.P. and Chairman of Matlock Council is addressing the gathered crowd whilst Mr. Moss of the Company of Moss, Shand, Mason's of London who supplied the engine is standing listening. The men of the local brigade are clustered around the lamp-post ready for action.
See, in the Events Matlock section, VLA4947 | VLA4967 | VLA5186 | VLA5200 | VLA5218.
Also see, in the Uniforms - Non-Military section, VLA4981 | VLA4983 | VLA4986.
Further information
elsewhere on this site:
- The Matlocks UDC Fire Brigade, 1925-30
- Water Cures and Matlock Twentieth Century Images
Image Reference: VLA5192
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