Perfitt, Peggy

Perfitt, Peggy
Two Metal Gasoline Cans

Two Metal Gasoline Cans

Description:

These are two red metal gas cans. The paint has faded/flaked off so the metal shows. Both have "Gasoline" written on them in white paint. They have spouts for pouring as well as a capped hole used to fill the can. Both have handles and are fairly tarnished. This item was used by Peggy's husband Bill Perfitt in D'arcy B.C. and he worked in a fire camp for B.C.F.S. in the 1970-80s.

Date of Object:

ca. 1960

Accession #:

016.03.03ab

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Fire Extinguisher (Plastic)

Fire Extinguisher (Plastic)

Description:

This is a red plastic fire extinguisher with a metal pump that connects to a rubber hose. The model is "PTP-25 Pump Tank,"and has the maker's mark "Underwriters'Laboratories Inc." It also says "Flag Fire Equipment Ltd, Windsor Ontario". Flag’s PTP-25 is the first and only fire extinguisher made of Polyethylene Plastic to be thoroughly tested, approved and listed by The Underwriters Laboratories. It is built to stand rugged use and is virtually unbreakable This item was used by Peggy's husband Bill Perfitt in D'arcy B.C. and he worked in a fire camp for B.C.F.S. in the 1970-80s.

Date of Object:

ca. 1970-1980

Accession #:

016.03.01

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Fire Extinguisher

Fire Extinguisher

Description:

This is a copper, red fire extinguisher manufactured by "General Fire Extinguisher Corp"in Windsor, Ontario. It says "Quick Aid General Where The Fire Starts."The model is P-909 and it is a 5 gallon tank. It has a metal pump with a rubber hose attached, the end of which has been melted shut. This item was used by Peggy's husband Bill Perfitt in D'arcy B.C. and he worked in a fire camp for B.C.F.S. in the 1970-80s.

Date of Object:

ca. 1960

Accession #:

016.03.02

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