Leadership

FIRE PROTECTION AT SCHUYLERSVILLE, N. Y.

Issue 5 and Volume 19.

FIRE PROTECTION AT SCHUYLERSVILLE, N. Y. The village of Schuylersville, N. Y., has no water works. It has however, a fine Silsby steamer, a well-organized fire department, volunteer, except that the engineer is paid, and a hand engine. The source of water supply is Champlain canal on the easterly side of the town, and in rear of the main business street. The steamer on Canal street will throw water from the canal to the back street. Fish Creek is at the south end of the village, and the steamer can get water there also. D. A Bullard A Sons, paper manufacturers, have a private system to protect their mill property, and there are hydrants, and a long line of pipe from the reservoir, which for years the villagers have been allowed to use without payment. This,however, protects only the southern portion of the village. The reservoir is located on a…

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