Dietz Fire Department Lantern, circa. 1906. The Dietz Fire Department of lantern was widely used by fire department companies around the United States. It was manufactured in two similar forms, the older from featured a drop down cage. Those manufactured after 1906 were hinged caged.
A majority of this style of lantern were made of brass, copper, or other soft materials. It is estimated that production of this lantern ceased in 1939.
Information provided is altered from W.T. Kirkman Lanterns. https://lanternnet.com/
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History | United States History
R. E. Manufacturing Company, "Dietz King Fire Department" (2021). Morehead History & Railroad Museum Lantern Collection. 63.
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