Town Proud of Its Motor Engine

Issue 9 and Volume 53.

Town Proud of Its Motor Engine In 1907 the city of Casselton, N. D., bought from the Waterous Engine Works Company of St. Paul, Minn., a No. 6 class “A” single sylinder gasoline fire engine, which rendered such good service that the city placed another order for a No. 6 class “B” four-cylinder 48-horsepower gasoline pumper. The recently purchased engine had its baptism of fire a few weeks ago, and this is what Chief Lloyd Lynch, of the Casselton fire department, wrote to the manufacturers: “I am enclosing a clipping from the Casselton Reporter, our local paper, giving account of a fire which occurred on the afternoon of Monday, the 27th of January. “The fire was just such a one as the First National Bank fire, which building burned to the ground, as you know, but the new four-cylinder engine did herself proud on her first fire test, and we…

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