Inventing the American Fire Engine: An Illustrated History of Patented Ideas for Fire Pumpers

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More than 200 fire equipment inventors are profiled to show their contributions to the evolution of fire engines. This oversize book is divided into 6 sections: hand-powered fire pumps; fire pumps powered by animals; fire pumps powered by steam; fire engines powered by electricity; chemical fire engines and carbon dioxide; the internal combustion engine and the development of modern fire pumpers. But this is more than just a book about patents and fire trucks. Dr. Goodman's extensive research includes many stories about the inventors and their departments. Call it a history book, call it a book about inventors, call it a book about fire trucks, but whatever you do, be sure to add this book to your fire book collection. It is sure to be one of the "must have" books. Includes 384 photographs, illustrations, and U.S. patent drawings spanning 3 centuries.

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Goodman, M. W. MD
Published by Squire Boone Village (1994)
ISBN 10: 0925165158 ISBN 13: 9780925165152
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