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Cape Breton Centre for Heritage & Science

Alarm, Fire


Accession number: 2006.200
Date: circa 1920
Materials: wood, metal
Measurements: 28.3 cm L x 20 cm W x 15.5 cm H
Narrative:

This fire alarm connected Grand Lake Road Fire Station to the fire dispatch located in Sydney's Ashby station

Description:

A square wooden box with two round, gold, metal pieces that would have rang the alarms. There is a crank on one side and a cord coming out of the other side. It's heavy.

History of Use:

The original fire alarm connecting Grand Lake Road Fire Station to the fire dispatch located in Sydney's Ashby Station.