The author provides the reader with a selection of photographs that portray the development of specialist fire-fighting equipment from the earliest man-handled or horse-powered trailers to the massive engines used today.The advent of steam power, and even motor power, did not herald the immediate end ot the manual pump. The last fire in London at which a manual pump was used was in 1899, but tour years later Shand Mason was still advertising itsanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Illustrated History of Fire Engines|
|Author||:||Roger C. Mardon|
|Publisher||:||Jeremy Mills Publishing - 2001|