COMBINATION LADDER COMPANY CONTRACT.
Bayonne, N. J., has contracted with the Combination Ladder company, 32 Park row, New York city, and 366 Fountain street. Providence, R. I., for one seventy-five-foot Seagrave automatic ladder truck, with trussed ladder service throughout. The contract was awarded after careful investigation of the respective merits of the different aerial hook and ladder trucks and after witnessing the operation of the one recently delivered at Passaic, N. J. Providence. R. I., has also placed an order the past week with the Combination Ladder company for an cightyfive-foot Seagrave aerial hook and ladder truck. The full board of commissioners made this selection after witnessing the operation of the eighty-five-foot Seagrave aerial recently delivered to New York city. The Providence aerial will be equipped with rubber tires, roller-bearings, and will in all respects be the very best possible product in the aerial truck line. Irvington. N. Y., has contracted with the Combination Ladder company for a Seagrave full trussed truck. Little Valiev. N. Y., also has just placed an order with the same company for one of the Seagrave city size trussed trucks complete, and it has delivered during the past week to New London, Conn., a very elegantly designed and finished volunteer hose wagon. Newhuryport, Mass . has placed an order through the Combination Ladder company for a second-size Nott steam fire engine, to be equipped with the new patent spiral tube boiler. The same company also delivered a rebuilt Amoskeag steam fire engine to Bridgeport, Conn., having one of the new Nott spiral boilers.