Issue 22 and Volume 62.

FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY NUMBER HISTORICAL FACTS AND FIGURES The Progress made in the Invention of Appliances and Equipment of Fire Department Service for the Past Forty Years. Complete Evolution from Hand Drawn to Motor Apparatus and Remarkable Improvement in Modern over Old Methods. Compiled from Data Taken from This Journal and Other Sources, Forming a Condensed History and Record of Events for that Time OUR FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY. Just forty years ago this journal was established, and during all that long period it has furnished regularly every week news which was most important and instructive in its special sphere, and although many other papers of a similar kind have been issued from time to time, their stay was brief, owing probably to the fact that this journal had proved generally satisfactory to its constituents. These forty years formed a remarkable epoch in the changes made in the administration of municipalities, especially in…

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