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.