Fire Engine "Papeete"

Price: $24.95
  

Stock #: 776677
Type: Postcard
Era: Real Photo
City: Columbia
State: California (CA)
County: Tuolumne
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Bought by Columbia Engine Co. No.1 in Fall of 1852. Built for the King of the Sandwich Islands by the Hunneman Co., Boston, Mass., in 1852. Due to the fact that the sailors deserted ship to go to the gold diggings, the engine was left in San Francisco. Later Columbia bought this engine.
From the Darlene Thorne Collection