The Gloucester Fire Department. Its History and Work from 1793 to 1893. The Old Machines, Fire Clubs, Hand Engines, Steamers, etc., etc., and the Part Each Performed in Fighting Fires, with a Record of Fires from 1656 to 1893.

By: Steam Fire Association, Gloucester, Mass.

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First edition. Front hinge just starting. 1892 Hard Cover. viii, 275 pp. 8vo. Blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Three pages of tables follow text. Photographic frontispiece of chief engineer Charles S. Marchant, photographic portraits and several illustrations of early fire trucks (including the Silsby). A one-hundred year account of firefighting in Gloucester, Massachusetts, detailing fire laws and regulations, clubs and departments, historical records of fires, descriptions of various types of firefighting equipment and its use throughout history, development of firefighting technologies, etc.

Title: The Gloucester Fire Department. Its History and Work from 1793 to 1893. The Old Machines, Fire Clubs, Hand Engines, Steamers, etc., etc., and the Part Each Performed in Fighting Fires, with a Record of Fires from 1656 to 1893.

Author: Steam Fire Association, Gloucester, Mass.

Categories: 19th Century, Early Imprints,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Procter Brothers: 1892

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2070466

Keywords: HISTORY FIREFIGHTING FIREFIGHTERS FIRE FIGHTING FIGHTERS GLOUCESTER MASSACHUSETTS MA,