Fire EnginesHans Halberstadt

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aw item number:  2003.094
author:  Hans Halberstadt
  publisher:  MBI Publishing Company
ISBN:  0-7603-1366-0
number of pages:  191

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status:  Library 

description:  This is a fascinating history of fire equipment and firefighting, describing the evolution from bucket brigades and hand-pumpers manned by rowdy "vollies" to horse drawn steam pumpers operated by the first firefighters. 

information:  This book is fully illustrated with many beautiful, full color photographs taken from different sources.

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