Alert Hose Company

Group portrait of the members of Alert Hose Company, which was an organization of volunteer fire fighters. At that time, hose carts were pulled by teams of men, rather than horses. In 1882, Alert Hose became the State Hose Cart champions in a hose cart pulling competition.

Source of information: Jerry Ochoa
Date: 1882
Type: PHOTO
Coverage:
  • Santa Cruz (City) (?)
  • 1880s
Rights: This photograph is courtesy of the Santa Cruz City Firefighters' Union.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-Sccfu-36

Citation

“Alert Hose Company.” 1882. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/10115. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.