Nott Motor Wagon at Vancouver

Issue 13 and Volume 56.

Nott Motor Wagon at Vancouver The “Daily Colonist,” of Vancouver, B. C., of the 12th instant, says: “The official test of the new motor hose wagon, just arrived from the plant of the Nott Fire Engine Works, of Minneapolis, was held yesterday afternoon, when the machine, with a full service load, was given a 15-mile spin and made to negotiate all the steep hills inside the city. The test was in every respect satisfactory, both as to speed and power. On one speed run the apparatus easily made 55 miles an hour, and the ease with which it pulled its load up the steepest hills gave indication of its great power. In addition to a load of 2,800 feet of fire hose, the machine bore the fire wardens, Aldermen Bell, Fullerton and McMicking, with Chief Davis and two or three others. The weight of the machine when loaded was nearly…

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