Thrilling Methods of Fighting Big Fires – Modern Mechanix, Mar. 1931)

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/thrilling-methods-of-fighting-big-fires/ |<< << Previous >>| Next >> 1 of 8 Thrilling Methods of Fighting Big Fires To many people, the fireman is a fellow who sits around the engine house playing checkers until the gong calls him to a thrilling dash through the streets. But in reality, the modern fireman must be a skilled technician … Continue reading Thrilling Methods of Fighting Big Fires – Modern Mechanix, Mar. 1931)

Exciting New Fire Engines (Super Pumper) – Science and Mechanics, Jan, 1965

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/our-exciting-new-fire-engines/ |<< << Previous >>| Next >> 1 of 6 OUR EXCITING NEW FIRE ENGINES! Amazing super pumpers, aerial ladders, and telescoping “Snorkles” are aiding the fight against fire! By Ross R. Olney THE whining scream of a fire engine is one of the most chilling sounds on earth. Who hasn’t thrilled to the siren … Continue reading Exciting New Fire Engines (Super Pumper) – Science and Mechanics, Jan, 1965

FDNY Ambulance- Popular Science 1938

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/new-hospital-on-wheels/ New Hospital on Wheels By John E. Lodge BRINGS FIRST AID TO MEN WHO FIGHT NEW YORK’S FIRES FIVE-ALARM FIRE! Thirty-five engines and trucks racing through the streets before dawn. Three hundred crack smoke eaters battling a block-square conflagration. That was the scene, a few weeks ago, when 3,000,000 feet of lumber in a … Continue reading FDNY Ambulance- Popular Science 1938