Combination Motor Wagons.
The Seagrave Company. Columbus, O., has furnished to the city of Rome, Ga., one of its motor combination hose wagons and chemical engines. The chemical tank has a capacity of 50 gallons. Two hundred feet of chemical hose are carried on a reel. The wagon body has a capacity of 1,000 to 1,500 feet of 2 1/2-inch fire hose. The ladder equipment consists of a 16-foot roof ladder and a 24-foot extension ladder. The apparatus is driven by a Seagrave blower cooler motor. The four cylinders are 5 3/4-inch bore, 6inch stroke. The horsepower is 50. The transmission is three speed. The drive is by double chains to rear wheels. Speed. 40 miles an hour. The frame is channel steel braced with cross members. Tires in the Rome engine are pneumatic, but on account of the strong frame solid tires may be used. There are two large gas headlights in front and a revolving searchlight on the dash. All lights are filled with electrical lighters-