Battlewagons for Today’s Fire Fighters – Popular Science, Jan. 1947

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/battlewagons-for-todays-fire-fighters/ Battlewagons for Today’s Fire Fighters 1. New American-LaFrance-Foamite aerial truck illustrates compact power of postwar fire engines (See “Here Come the New Fire Engines,” p. 66). Unlike old-style articulated trucks, it is a single unit and needs no rear-wheel tillerman. Steel extension ladder is 100 feet long—15 feet more than prewar type—and holds eight … Continue reading Battlewagons for Today’s Fire Fighters – Popular Science, Jan. 1947