Buffalo No. 21 Fire Cart

1910 Large fire extinguisher on wheels. Per Estes Park firetruck restorer, this is factory floor model not intended to be used outdoors. Designed to be pulled by hand, not draft animals. Front panel on tank – “Buffalo No. 21. Soda and Acid Chemical Fire Engine”. Instructions for use, maintenance, charging instructions: “Protect from Freezing”, “Tested to 400 lbs.” “Buffalo Fire Appliance Corp. Buffalo, NY USA”. On wheel hub “French & Hecht Inc., Springfield O.” Galvanized tank, red wheels, straps and fittings. Landmarked as part of Niwot Historic District.

Object Date: 1910

Object Name: Chemical Fire Cart (Regulation & Protective T&E)

Accession No: 2009.09.01