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
  • Santa Cruz (City) (?)
  • 1880s
Rights: This photograph is courtesy of the Santa Cruz City Firefighters' Union.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-Sccfu-36


“Alert Hose Company.” 1882. SCPL Local History. Accessed 18 May 2024.