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Christening of Helston Borough Steam Fire Engine, 1910

NumberHESFM:1977.2893.3
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1910
KeywordsHelston Coinagehall Street Emergency Services Fire Events Politics Local Government
PhotographerHawke, Alfred Herbert
Copyright© Estate of A H Hawke

Photographic postcard of the christening of Helston Borough Steam Fire Engine "Flora" by Mayor Hedley Thomas in 1910. A large crowd including councillors, firemen, policemen and the public have gathered in Coinagehall Street to watch the ceremony. Photograph by A H Hawke of Helston.