Leadership

NEW FIRE ENGINE TEST AT NEW HAVEN.

Issue 7 and Volume 22.

NEW FIRE ENGINE TEST AT NEW HAVEN. An interesting account of the new fire engine tested in New Haven July 29 on the old Gieen before the commissioners and a large crowd of people, is given in a local paper. The engine is an “American,” built by the American Fire Engine Company of Seneca Falls, N. Y. It is of modern style, with an eight-inch stroke piston, and pumps of four and three-quarter inches, and has a guaranteed capacity of 700 gallons of water per minute. The dome is of nickle, with Russia iron jacket and nickle trimmings. The wheels are known as the ‘New Haven,” and are built by the New Haven Wheel Company. The boiler has a patent copper coil within, which was made by the National Pipe Bending Company. The running parts are done off in red and gold with pleasing effect. The test was made under…

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