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Catalog Number 2013.056.45
Collection Jody Thompson Hill Collection
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Reference code US SPHi 2013.056.45
Scope & Content News article about Spanner, the South Portland Fire Department's dog mascot featured in "Ripley's Believe It Or Not". Spanner was a Dalmatian that lived at the Engine 5 fire station at Cash Corner. Spanner would go to Lano's Market next door with money for his food under his collar. He would return to the station with a can of dog food.
Date 1954
Search Terms Spanner (fire dog)
South Portland Fire Department
Engine 5 (Cash Corner)
Subjects Fire dogs
Animals
Dogs
Fire departments
Site # 147
Site Name South Portland Fire Department