Test of Moline, Ill., Pumper

Test of Moline, Ill., Pumper

An Ahrens-Fox 1000-gal. pumper, illustrated herewith, was delivered to the city of Moline recently and is equipped with a 60-gal. booster tank with hose reel on rear of chassis, carrying 250 feet of hose. The second illustration shows the pumper undergoing its official test in front of the LeClaire Hotel. The height of hotel from side walk to cornice line is 155 feet and as will be seen, water was pumped about 70 feet above the cornice line. Four lines of hose 150 feet each was siamesed in to a turret nozzle with l3/4-inch tip. The pumper has been accepted by the city, and placed in service in the fire department.

New Pumper for Moline, Ill.Test Pumper Shown Above. Stream War Thrown 70 Feet Above Cornice Line of Le Claire Hotel, Moline, Which Itself Is 155 Feet Above Sidewalk

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