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New Type of Gasoline Engine.

Issue 27 and Volume 44.

New Type of Gasoline Engine. The Waterous Engine Works company, of St. Paul, Minn., pioneer builders of gasoline fire engines, who have now so many of their wellknown New Century gasoline fire engines in service, has designed and placed on the market a new type of gasoline fire engine, which is fitted with a powerful 4-cylinder, 4-cycle motor, such as is used on the highest grade of automobiles. With this type of motor, not only is the power of the engine and, consequently, the capacity of the pump largely increased, but, also, there is eliminated the vibration unavoidable with a high-speed singlecylinder engine. The ignition apparatus consists of storage battery and magneto, each, of course, independent of the other and provided with separate spark-plugs and wiring. A double set of dry cells is furnished, in place of the storage battery, if desired. The pumps are of either rotary or piston…

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