Two Cities Place Large Apparatus Orders

Issue 17 and Volume 81.

Two Cities Place Large Apparatus Orders Both New York and Boston have placed orders for large fleets of apparatus with the American-LaFrance and Foarmte Corporation. New York City ordered fifteen 75-foot aerial trucks and six special 700-gallon pumpers. This is the largest order that New York has placed since 1925. At that time twenty-eight American-LaFrance units were purchased. Boston ordered six 85-foot aerial trucks, one 750-gallon pumper and six triple combination cars. With this order, Boston will have 155 pieces of this company’s make in service.

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