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Object ID GENL-1976.077.0000a-b
Object Name Wagon
Description Water wagon; a.) 4-wheeled, horse drawn water wagon with cylindrical wooden tank; wheels are wood with iron rims, rear wheels larger than fron; wood tongue, brake release and hose valve release at front near seat; two cloth hoses extend under rear of wagon, one on each side, hoses end with brass couplings; traces of green paint on body and red paint on wheels and under carriage; b.) Tongue; long, narrow, squared wood tongue which tapers at end opposite of wagon, painted red.

From the exhibit "The Littleton Story in 125 Objects": The largest object in the Museum's collection, this water wagon was likely used to spray water onto dusty roads. It was donated by a local man in 1976, and underwent a complete restoration in 1999.
Date c.1905
Caption Water wagon; fully restored green and red painted water wagon; c.1905.