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Bay City, Michigan Fire Department Owney tag

Description:

This is one of six metal plates attached to Owney’s collar. It was placed on his collar by members of the Bay City, Michigan Fire Department during an 1896 visit. A number of railroad lines traveled through Bay City, including the Grand Rapids & Indiana; Wabash; Chicago & Western Michigan; Michigan Central; and Manistee & Northeastern railroads.

Date:
1896
Markings:
FIRE D/ 1896/ BAY CITY, MICH.
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. (4.13 x 3.18 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.492
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Michigan
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