Leadership

MOTOR APPARATUS NOTES

Issue 4 and Volume 57.

MOTOR APPARATUS NOTES Brainerd, Minn., has decided to buy a 60 h. p. combination car. Indianapolis, Ind., has called for bids for furnishing two pumpers and two tractors. New London, Conn., is to buy a motor city service truck. Chief J. Harry Johnson of Indianapolis, Ind., has had ladder truck No. 10 equipped with Sewell Cushion Wheels. The speed of motor apparatus returning from fires has been limited in Indianapolis, Ind., to 15 miles an hour by an order of the Board of Public Safety. The Hale pumper recently delivered to Kalispell, Mont., was accepted by the city council after it had been given a severe but successful test. Xenia, Illinois, has recently contracted with the Robinson Fire Apparatus Mfg. Co., of St. Louis, Mo., for one of their fifth size motor pumping engines, capacity 350 gallons per minute. Had women not had a vote, Glencoe, Ill., would not have…

Subscribe to unlock this content

Subscribe Now