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Chemical fire engine, 1927.

 
Chemical fire engine, 1927.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

Detail of the Minimax 'Premier' type chemical fire engine showing operating instructions. These engines were designed to provide an instant response to a fire. They were introduced so that firefighters could immediately tackle a fire during the time that other fire engines were being connected to a hydrant. This 30 gallon soda-acid fire extinguisher is transported on a two-wheeled hand trolley and is complete with its hose.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10302492

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