Fire Engines from Around the World

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ISBN: 9781844762194

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Overview

Includes 375 pictures from fire-engine photographers all over the world as well as details of more than 165 specialist fire engine manufacturers, including coachbuilders, chassis manufacturers and special appliance makers. An illustrated A-Z of contemporary and historical fire engine manufacturers, all of whom have produced innovative and specialist fire-fighting equipment More »

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ISBN: 9781844762194

Includes 375 pictures from fire-engine photographers all over the world as well as details of more than 165 specialist fire engine manufacturers, including coachbuilders, chassis manufacturers and special appliance makers. An illustrated A-Z of contemporary and historical fire engine manufacturers, all of whom have produced innovative and specialist fire-fighting equipment that has contributed to the development, design and engineering of the contemporary fire engine. Each manufacturer's company history, innovations and specialist equipment are listed. Photos provide a visual history of the fire engines manufactured, including pumpers, aerial ladders, engines, and specialist rescue tenders. Technical specifications are included for a ground-breaking fire engine produced by each manufacturer. Many well-known non-USA makes are included such as AEC, Alexander Perries, American LaFrance, Australian Fire Company, Baribbi, Buffalo, Cedes, Crown, Dennis, Ferrara, Ford, Hackney, Hino, Metz, Plastisol, Volkan, and ZIL. This definitive collection is perfect for both the new enthusiast, and for the experienced transport historian, providing not only a detailed technical sourcebook, but also an amazing visual catalogue.

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