Fire Call Box American 1875 Gamewell Cottage Style


aw item number:  2007.140
manufacturer:  The Gamewell Co, Newton, Mass.
model:  1875
patent date:  unknown

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size:  14"L x 20.5"H x 6.5"D

color:  Red and White composition:  Cast Iron
acquisition date:  12/6/2007

status:  Collection

description:  Cottage style cast iron box, with decorative raised accents, and raised Gamewell name.  This model has keyed door allowing access to the telegraph.

information:  This call box was one of the originals placed in the city of St. Louis' telegraph system.