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The American Fire Engine Company’s Exhibit at Chicago.

Issue 23 and Volume 1893 13.

The American Fire Engine Company’s Exhibit at Chicago. The American Fire Engine Company, whose extensive works and headquarters are in Seneca Falls, shipped on Wednesday three highly finished and serviceable steam fire engines to Chicago for exhibition at the World’s Fair. They are of the Silsby, Clapp & Jones and Button patterns, being respectively of the third, second and sixth sizes of these fine steamers. The company has already four of the Ahrens type of engines in use on the World’s Fair grounds, and the three which were shipped from here Wednesday will add greatly to the character of its exhibit. The new machines are finished in the highest style of mechanism, and are perfect in their operation. In connection with the Ahrens machine,which the company manufactures at Cincinnati, the American Fire Engine Company build the four leading steam fire engines of the country, the Silsby, the Clapp & Jones…

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