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SOME UP-TO-DATE PIECES OF FIRE APPARATUS.

Issue 1 and Volume 29.

SOME UP-TO-DATE PIECES OF FIRE APPARATUS. A PUMPING ENGINEHOUSE IN 1901. The city of Somerville, Mass., has received its new Holloway combination chemical engine and hose wagon sold recently through the agency of the Combination Ladder company, of Providence, R. I. It is one of the most elegant pieces of apparatus ever shipped from the Holloway works. It has two twenty-five gallon chemical engine tanks and a wooden hose body—hose boxes being built in the body to receive the hose and afford places for the firemen to ride. It is a specially light and elegant model and build. It is furnished with roller-bearings and rubber tires, draws easily and is easily handled, and as Chief Hopkins expressed it, “ It rides like a hack.” It is one of the most elegantly designed,equipped, and built combination engines and wagons ever brought into New England—many of the special features incorporated in its…

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