Issue 16 and Volume 24.

THE “METROPOLITAN” STEAM FIRE ENGINE. The accompanying illustrations show the “Metropolitan” steam fire engine, the latest product of the American Fire Engine Company, of Seneca Falls, N. Y,. and pronounced by experts to be a most advanced and perfect specimen of the piston type of fire engine. The simplicity of its construction and the accessibility of its parts are noticeable characteristics of this splendid fir efighting machine. The first “Metropolitan” engine was designed especially for service in the fire department of the city of New York, where the results obtained have led to its ready adoption by other large cities. The engine is built to last; no effort or expense being spared to make it as excellent and efficient and durable as may be possible. Provision is made for taking up in its various parts any wear there may be after years of service, and in every detail the machine…

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