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FIRE ENGINEERING CELEBRATES ITS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY

Issue 10 and Volume 90.

“FIRE ENGINEERING CELEBRATES ITS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY Profound Changes Have Taken Place in the Fire Field in the Six Decades of Service of This Journal NOVEMBER 17 marks the 60th Birthday of FIRE ENGINEERING. Estabtablished in November, 1877, the first issue appeared on the 17th of that month. FIRE ENGINEERING has been issued continuously since then, though there have been four changes in name since its founding. Uphill Work The first ten years of the life of this journal were indeed the hardest. At that time trade journals and engineering magazines were few, and they had difficult sailing during the period in which it fell their task to demonstrate that there was a place in the publishing field for such journals. The National Fireman’s Journal, for such was the name of this publication from its inception until January 4, 1879 (when it changed its name to the Fireman’s Journal), was no…

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