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Tractor Manufacturer Building Fire Apparatus

Issue 16 and Volume 69.

Tractor Manufacturer Building Fire Apparatus The motor driven fire-fighting apparatus which has heretofore been manufactured by the South Bend Motor Company at South Bend, Ind., is now being manufactured and distrbuted by the Hicks – Parrett Tractor Company of that city. This angle of the business will be worked intensively. Plans are nowbeing developed for motor fire truck production on a large scale and the efforts of the company along this line will be on the heavy dutytype. The Hicks-Parrett Tractor Company will continue to manufacture the Parrett tractors, of which more than 4,000 are now being successfully operated in this country in addition to the distribution already attained in twenty-nine foreign countries. J. E. Tracy, who has been for the past four years general sales manager of the Sterling Motor Truck Company of Milwaukee, Wis., became actively connected with the Hicks-Parrett T ractor Company on April 1 in the…

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