June 2013 archive

Historic Rumsey Engine Pumps Again

June 29th – Monroe Fire Company recently loaned its historic Rumsey hand-pump fire apparatus to a historical exhibit at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park. Part of the event included a demonstration of the hand-pump engine by members of the Harrisburg Fire Museum. ¬†Despite the engine’s age, it still can move water. ¬†Below are pictures and …

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