Tony the Tour Guy's Blog

A not very regular series of posts on New York City history, historic preservation, genealogy and related themes.

Friday, September 30, 2005

A High-Pressure Fire Pumping Station

In the past not all fire hydrants were created equal. Some were connected to a special high pressure water system maintained by the FDNY for major fires.

The High Pressure Fire Service had its own pumping stations. This one, now a private home, is located at the foot of Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights.


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