Over 100 rare illustrations depict more than 70 antique fire engines with steam-powered pumps a from the very first one, built in 1829, to the end of the 19th century. Include the Braithwaite's qCometq; the Manhattan No. 8 of New York City; the Hurricane No. 13 of Philadelphia; the Northern Liberty, No. 8, of Boston; more.Air Chamber. 2. Water Cap. *2A. Water Cap Swing Bolt, complete, with Nut, Washer and Pin. 3. Air Cock. 4. Valve Plate or a False Seat.a 4A. Valve Plate Bolt. 5. Water Cylinder Head. 5A. Water Cylinder Head Bolt. 6. Drip Cocks for Wateranbsp;...
|Title||:||History of the American Steam Fire-Engine|
|Author||:||William T. King|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2001|