Photo 1: A lifesaving crew with
beach apparatus cart, ca. 1890s.
Questions for Photo 1
1. Describe what is taking place in the photo.
2. How difficult does it appear to have been to get lifesaving equipment a long distance down a beach? How might this have affected rescue attempts?
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