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Chemical fire engines

W. Fred Conway

Chemical fire engines

by W. Fred Conway

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Published by Fire Buff House in New Albany, Ind .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Chemical fire engines -- United States -- History.

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      StatementW. Fred Conway.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTH9375 .C65 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2416195M
      LC Control Number87082193

      Ford Model T Chemical Fire Truck & International Obenchain-Boyer Chemical Fire Truck ( – – ) Both firetrucks and all fire collectibles will be sold at auction on Septem , at Baker Auction located at Oakland St, Denver, CO This is a photo of an American LaFrance Chemical Cart, which was close to the one used by Waynesburg in the ’s. (Photo courtesy of the book “Fire Engines in North America” by Sheila.

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