Firestone Pump House

Summary

This is a replica of the Firestone's pump house in Ohio. This small structure sheltered the hand pump mechanism and provided cool water to help preserve perishable food items, such as butter.

This is a replica of the Firestone's pump house in Ohio. This small structure sheltered the hand pump mechanism and provided cool water to help preserve perishable food items, such as butter.

Artifact

Pumping station

Date Made

1985

Subject Date

1880-1889

Creators

Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

Creator Notes

Built in Greenfield Village in 1985 as a reproduction of a 1880s pump house.

Greenfield Village
 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Working Farms District

Object ID

85.129.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Wood (Plant material)

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