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Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph Company.

Issue 21 and Volume 1893 14.

Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph Company. The exhibit of this world-renowned concern was on an elaborate scale and attracted thousands of visitors. The main object the company had in view when preparing so extensive an exhibit was to afford the public an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the simplicity of these systems, which are now in operation in more than 500 cities in the United States and Canada. Grouped about an attractive Oriental cottage, erected on a raised platform and inclosed by a heavy bronze railing, was the apparatus necessary for the operation of plants for the largest cities or the smallest villages. On one side of this unique structure was the automatic fire alarm central system, and on the opposite side the manual central system, the latter a system employed only in the largest cities. This includes the street boxes, a self-starting multiple sixteen-pen register, having one pen in operation…

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