Leadership

New York Has Had Its Giant Four Months

Issue 26 and Volume 51.

New York Has Had Its Giant Four Months New York’s big Waterous fire engine, known as the “Giant.” has been in service just four months, during which time it has answered more than one hundred alarms The monster has always been an attractive sight as she bowled through the busy streets, dodging obstacles of almost every description in her trips, fire Commissioner Johnson the other day had a desire to know just about how much wear and tear the big pumper had received during the time it had been in service, and last week while the maker, Mr. Waterous, was in the city. Captain Demurest, the engineer in charge of the repair shops of the department, was directed to “go over” the “Giant,” and ascertain if there was anything that needed “fixing up.” The result of the overhauling as given to FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING by Captain Demarest through Secretary…

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