orders for similar Engines have been executed for the same municipality. The wheels are made of wrought iron, as shown in the
illustration, these being found to suit the climate of India better than wood wheels.
engines was of the above class, and, although it left their works unfinished, having to go into Paris by the last train previous to the
closing of the city gates, it was selected to supply the street mains with water, as the waterworks had stopped, being outside the
City, and the work was accomplished very successfully. This Engine was also employed to supply enormous reservoirs placed at an
elevation of two hundred feet from the ground. It has, therefore, been amply proved that this Engine is not only a most excellent
Fire Engine, but also a powerful portable Pumping Engine. The other Steam Fire Engines were, according to the Engineer's report,
instrumental in extinguishing very extensive fires during the bombardment.
in the Colonues, and solely adopted by the English War Department.
and raised steam in seven minutes to 1000 lbs. pressure, pumped 530 gallons minute, discharged a jet 1 3/8 in. diameter 240 feet distance,
and eight jets to a proportionate distance. The Town Council met specially, and purchased the Engine at once, although it was on its
tin Pump, one Copper Suction Strainer, four Copper Branch Pipes (two long ,and two short), two Supports for Branch Pipes, six
Metal Nozzles, four Lamps with strong reflectors, Water Bags for wheels, Engine hose and Suction Wrenches, Shifting Wrench
stoking Irons, Oil Can, Spare Valve Facings and Gauge glasses, Pole and Sways Bars for horses, complete, without Suction and Livery Hose
Printed Instructions for working and keeping Steam Fire Engines in order are sent with each Engine
This Engine will pump through 1,000 to 2,000 feet of Hose, and then discharge a jet varying from 80 to 140 feet high.
Extra for Improved Lever Brake to act on both hind wheels, £10.