Service Combination Hose and Chemical Truck

Service Combination Hose and Chemical Truck

The Service Motor Truck Company, of Wabash, Ind., has put on the market the Service combination hose and chemical truck. An illustration of the truck in use at Wabash appears on this page. The truck has the following features: Motor: Four cylinder, 2u n i t lighting, starting and ignition system, 5inch bore, 6-inch stroke, 70 horsepower. Carburetor: Stromberg. Special radiator, extra heavy for fire departm ent service. Double spring, suspended. Transmission: Selective type. All gears and shafts chrome nickel steel, heat treated. Timken bearings throughout. Axles: Front, drop-forged, “I” beam section, with six sets Timken bearings. Rear, TimkenDavid Brown worm-drive, special fire department type. Timken bearings throughout. Frame: Pressed steel channel section. Tires: Special fire department cushion type. Front 36×4. Rear 40×5. Steering gear: Ross special fire department type. Body: Capacity 1,500 ft. heavy regulation fire hose. Large roomy auto seat for driver trimmed in leather. Polished brass railings running full length of body, and down to rear foot board. Seats for men lengthwise of body on each side. Equipment includes: Chemical tank: One 40gallon chemical tank made of cold rolled Lake Superior copper with heads hammered, either revolving or stationary tank. Extra acid bottle and holder. Extinguishers: Two 3-gallon hand extinguishers and receptacles. Polished brass. Hose basket: One, of perforated steel and ventilated bottom, equipped with polished brass rollers. Hose: 200 ft. chemical hose. Nozzle: One polished brass shut-off nozzle. Ladders: One 24-ft. patent trussed extension ladder, one 12-ft. patent trussed roof ladder with holding hooks. Crow bar: One 5-ft. Pools: One 8-ft. combination plaster hook and pike pole. Gong: Automatic multiple stroke gong, polished brass. Horn: One sterling siren fire horn. Axes: Two. carried in polished brass spring holder. Lanterns: Four polished brass Dietz carried in polished brass spring holders, N. Y. F. D. Hose shutoff and door opener: One. Lighting: Two electric headlamps, one electric scarchlamp, one electric tail lamp. Tools: Kit of tools, jack, oil can, etc.

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