Fire Sprinkler: Historic Find on Virginia Eastern Shore

November 7, 2016 | Historic Finds

Fire Extinguisher Mounted, ca. 1930

This fire sprinkler was found in a house on the Virginia Eastern Shore during a renovation. The sprinkler, labeled as “fire alarm-extinguisher”, is only about 6″ tall.  It was found mounted next to an old boiler that was original to the house. The house was built in the 1880s. This model of sprinkler probably dates to … Continue Reading »

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