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Richmond Fire Museum (Steamer Company No. 5)

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Steamer Company No. 5
1884, Wilfred Emory Cutshaw, city engineer. 200 W. Marshall St. Open to the public

Occupying a triangular site, this bracketed Italianate structure is one of several schools and markets in this style by Cutshaw, who designed a number of buildings in his position as city engineer. A cupola that once graced the roof housed a warning bell for the police and fire stations that shared the building. It now houses firefighting equipment on exhibit.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Richmond Fire Museum (Steamer Company No. 5)", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI208.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 232-232.

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