2 edition of One hundred years of the British fire engine found in the catalog.
One hundred years of the British fire engine
Includes bibliographical references (p. 117).
|LC Classifications||TH9371 .W35 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||120 p. :|
|Number of Pages||120|
|ISBN 10||9781906600280, 9781906600303|
|LC Control Number||2009437685|
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Starting with the first motorised fire engine, the Tottenham Merryweather, it reveals how competition between great British manufacturers including Dennis, Leyland and Bedford fuelled important innovations far beyond their ability to pump firefighting water such as turntable ladders and hydraulic platforms.
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Fire appliances (also known as fire trucks One hundred years of the British fire engine book fire tenders) used by the fire service in the United Kingdom fit into several distinct categories and perform a wide range of general and specialised roles. Modern day fire appliances are technologically advanced machines compared to the steam-powered water-pumping ones of a hundred years ago.
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