Leadership

A New Milwaukee Steamer.

Issue 3 and Volume 1.

A New Milwaukee Steamer. Milwaukee has just added a new steamer to her Fire Department, and, what is especially gratifying to citizens of that city, it is wholly of homo manufacture. It was made by Corbett & Co., of Milwaukee. Tho Sentinel gives the following account of its action when the public test was applied: “On the first test, 500 feet of hose was called into service, and an 1 1/4 inch nozzle was adjusted. The wator thrown down the atreot, though badly shaken by a strong easterly wind, reached a distance of 180 feet under a steam pressure of 100 pounds. The perpendicular projection was also very satisfactory. “The test, through two sections of hose, each of a length of 250 feet—inch nozzles—rosulted in a distance of fully 150 feet. If the wind had not frayed or broken the streams, fully ten feet would have been gained in distance…

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