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)

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Child’s (home made (operating), Play Fire Engine – Modern Mechanix, 1932

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/compressed-air-fire-engine-shoots-real-stream-of-water/ |<< << Previous >>| Next >> 1 of 2 Compressed Air Fire Engine Shoots Real Stream of Water WITH a set of coaster wagon wheels and axles, an old auto gas tank and steering wheel, two tire pumps and odds and ends of lumber, you can build this novel little fire engine which will … Continue reading Child’s (home made (operating), Play Fire Engine – Modern Mechanix, 1932

Toy Fire Engine Lawn Sprinkler – Modern Mechanix,

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/toy-firemen-make-lawn-sprinkling-play-2/ Toy Firemen Make Lawn Sprinkling Play JACKIE gets a shower and keeps the lawn sprinkled with a miniature pumping fire cart his father, B. A. Clark, of Minneapolis, built for him. Two firemen that actually work a pump on the sprinkler keep Jackie amused while taking care of his father’s lawn. The fire department … Continue reading Toy Fire Engine Lawn Sprinkler – Modern Mechanix,

Filming Fire Scenes – Modern Mechanix 19

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/movies-aid-firemens-efficiency/ Movies Aid Firemen’s Efficiency FIREMEN of Paris, France, have devised a novel method of improving their fire fighting efficiency. They take movies of the various stages of the battle with the flames, and later study the films to see where they could have done better. The movies of the fire are made from a … Continue reading Filming Fire Scenes – Modern Mechanix 19

Bungalow Fire Station – Modern Mechanix, 1931

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/novel-portland-ore-fire-station-looks-like-a-residence/ Novel Portland, Ore., Fire Station Looks Like a Residence ONE of the most attractive fire stations in the country —so attractive, in fact, that it is indistinguishable from the beautiful homes of the neighborhood —is located in an exclusive residential district in Portland, Oregon. The residents of the neighborhood, threatened with increased insurance rates, … Continue reading Bungalow Fire Station – Modern Mechanix, 1931