I’m pretty sure that ‘Spkr’ does not mean ‘speaker’.
These hydrants, water meters and standpipes serve two potential fire venues, the street and the parking lot. I wonder if this arrangement was planned. Other photographic captures are found in the following posts: Fire Plugs, Fireplugs, the Beginning, Shiny Standpipe, What Luck!, Colorful Fireplugs, Fire Hydrant, From the Top.
I have trouble resisting shiny things. This bright red fire hydrant is located between my house and the Post Office. The sun caught it just right and I could not just walk by without snapping it. I’ve lost track of the number of photographs in my fireplug (also known as hydrant or standpipe) series. Other […]
This is the back of a very big storefront. Really big. You might notice the standpipe valves. This is the same standpipe I featured in a previous post. It is interesting to see in in context with the rest of the paraphernalia associated with a large storefront, although most of the hardware is hidden from […]
Here is a standpipe, installed next to a parking garage. In case they have to put it out.
I’m always on the lookout for fire suppression equipment. Today was a bonanza. I found a fireplug AND a standpipe right next to each other. The fire department doesn’t have to go far to hook up.