Fire Hose Cart
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 35° 11.210 W 111° 39.540
12S E 440001 N 3893961
Quick Description: This Historical Marker is next to an exhibit at the Riordan Mansion State Historic Park at 409 W Riordan Road in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 10/21/2012 5:05:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMFHGY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 2

Long Description:
Fire Hose Cart

This cart belonged to the Arizona Lumber and Timber Company and was used to fight the occasional structure fire in Milton. The human drawn cart carried 100 yards of hose that was used to bring water from a hydrant or tank to the flames. Men pulled the hose cart because horses would naturally shy asaw from the open flame.

The town of Milton had one volunteer hose company while the city of Flagstaff had dour. These companies would hold competitions on the Fourth of July to determine who had the fastest team. Pictured here is the winning Milton Team of 1911.

Marker Name: Fire Hose Cart

Type of history commemorated: Other

County: Coconino

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Arizona State Parks


Year placed: Unknown

Visit Instructions:
To claim a log for this waymark, some proof of visit is required. This proof can be a simple gps photo, a photo with your mascot (a signature item that you use for photographs, similar to using a gps) or a answer to any question that the person who posted the waymark has asked. A gps photo will always be accepted as proof of visit regardless of any specific question a waymark may ask.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Arizona Historical Markers
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.