1892: Street watering request


East Ham Council horse-drawn water cart for street cleansing c1901

To be prepared for the coming dry season, tenders are being invited by the Local Board for the hire of a horse and man for street watering.

Mid Sussex Times, 23 February 1892.


Photo from Pinterest: East Ham Council horse-drawn water cart for street cleansing. This photograph was taken in about 1901 and shows the tank being filled from a hydrant fitted in the base of a lighting column.


Contributed by Malcolm Davison.




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