VFD Hose Cart

hose cart

Written by Debrah Lovan

February 27, 2022

In 1916 Tallassee Power Company and the men of Badin formed the Volunteer Fire Department.  Among the first equipment they purchased were two 1909 Hand Pulled Hose Carts.  They also purchased a small chemical cart and a hook & ladder system. 

The equipment was stored in a repurposed stable north of Walnut.  This building had been built by the French for use as a stable. 

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