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Inventing the American fire engine

M. W. Goodman

Inventing the American fire engine

an illustrated history of patented ideas for fire pumpers

by M. W. Goodman

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

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Fire engines -- United States -- Technological innovations -- History,
    • Fire engines -- United States -- Patents -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby M.W. Goodman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTH9371 .G66 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1127380M
      ISBN 100925165166
      LC Control Number94070747

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