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Fire Engine No. 9 or Dust Cart no. 9?

This is the long vista of the South Mall in Cork.

 

Is this a really early fire engine filling up from a hydrant? Or is there another explanation why No. 9 needed water?

 

Date: 1871-1883

 

NLI Ref: STP_0972

 

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Taken circa 1871