Historical information

Ganger's Fire Beater This was used to beat the flames of a fire. They were used by track Gangers when burning off the trackside vegetation, to ensure the fires were kept under control. the canvis was dampened with water before use

Significance

Historic - Railways Permanent Way and Works - track equipment - Ganger's Fire Fighting Mop

Physical description

Ganger's Fire Beater made of timber handle with canvas strips attached