Fire Call Box 1864 St. Louis Fire Alarm Box #5325


aw item number:  2007.141
manufacturer:  The Gamewell Co, Newton, Mass.
model:  1864
station:  5325

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size:  15.5"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 "St. Louis Fire Alarm Telegraph".  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.