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Test of the AmericanLa France at Lockport

Issue 16 and Volume 62.

Test of the AmericanLa France at Lockport The motor engine recently delivered to Lockport, N. Y., by the American-La France Company of Elmira, N. Y., was tested and showed satisfactory results. Guaranteed capacity 750 gallons. First test—Two lines of hose, 1-inch nozzles; one line 150 feet and the other 250 feet. Siamese connections, 51 pounds pressure at nozzle, 140 pounds pressure at engine, 849 gallons a minute. Second test— Uq-inch nozzle, 250 feet of hose, Siamese connections, 70 pounds pressure at nozzle and 130 pounds at engine, 761 gallons a minute. Third test—11/2-inch nozzle, 200 feet of hose, 93 pounds pressure at nozzle and 135 pounds pressure at engine, 660 gallons a minute. Fourth test—11/4-inch nozzle, two separate streams of 150 feet, 70 pounds pressure at nozzle and 130 pounds pressure at engine, 772 gallons a minute.

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