Photograph from Apr. 25, 1865

Phoenix Steam Fire Engine No. 3

  • Full Title

    Phoenix Steam Fire Engine No. 3 of Detroit as it appeared in the funeral procession of the late President Lincoln, April, 25th 1865. Presented by Robert Meginity

  • Description

    Color lithograph by Sage Sons and Company of Buffalo, New York of nine members of Detroit's Phoenix Steam Fire Engine Company No. 3--from left to right, Patrick Flattery, George W. Lyon, William Hopkin, Captain Benjamin Guiney, James King, Michael Sawney, John McCurran, Anthony Logan, Frank Sweeney--with their engine which is decorated for Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession, depicted in front of their fire station. The men wear red shirts, black pants, belts stamped with either "Phoenix" or their rank, and helmets or caps.

  • Source

    1957.268.001

  • Rights

    Use of this item for research, teaching and private study is permitted with proper citation and attribution, as defined here. Reproduction of this item for publication, broadcast or commercial use requires written permission. For permission, please contact The Detroit Historical Society.

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    Sage Sons and Company. "Phoenix Steam Fire Engine No. 3 of Detroit as it appeared in the funeral procession of the late President Lincoln, April, 25th 1865. Presented by Robert Meginity". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed October 17, 2018. http://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/181