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British Steam Fire Engines By Ronald Henderson

British Steam Fire Engines by Ronald Henderson

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The fascinating story of the early steam fire engines

British Steam Fire Engines Summary

British Steam Fire Engines by Ronald Henderson

This is the fascinating story of the development of early British steam fire engines by a renowned expert on emergency services vehicles and equipment. Ronald Henderson, a member of the Fire Brigade Society and an expert on steam engines, covers the history of the early inventions that coupled steam with fire pumps. This includes the concepts created by firms such as Braithwaite & Ericsson and their steam fire pump and also further inventions by Merryweather & Sons and Shand, Mason & Co., including hand-drawn and horse-drawn fire engines. This book will appeal to all steam enthusiasts and to those who are interested in early industrial technology. It provides a fascinating insight into the way that steam was harnessed to improve the efficiency of firefighting services and how that led to the modern fire engines of today.

About Ronald Henderson

Ronald Henderson has served for five years in the Fire Service and also served for thirty-four years in the Ambulance Service. He has a BSc in Emergency Health Care and is a State Registered Paramedic. As an accomplished emergency services historian he has a huge archive of photographs and technical resources. He is a Member and Past Area Secretary of the Fire Brigade Society and a Member of the National Assocation of Retired Firefighters.

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NGR9781445657790
9781445657790
1445657791
British Steam Fire Engines by Ronald Henderson
New
Paperback
Amberley Publishing
20160315
128
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