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History of the American Steam Fire-engine
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: William T. King
Categories: Fire engines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1896 - Publisher:

History of the American Steam Fire Engine (1896)
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: William T. King
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03 - Publisher:

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawe
Eating Smoke
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Mark Tebeau
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-01 - Publisher: JHU Press

By comparing the simple skills employed by firefighters—climbing ladders and manipulating hoses—with the mundane technologies—maps and accounting charts
Engines and Other Apparatus of the Milwaukee Fire Department
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Wayne Mutza
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-18 - Publisher: McFarland

The vehicles and other firefighting equipment of the Milwaukee Fire Department, like the department itself, are unique among the fire service. It built more of
Cause for Alarm
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Amy S. Greenberg
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Though central to the social, political, and cultural life of the nineteenth-century city, the urban volunteer fire department has nevertheless been largely ign
The Rainhill Trials
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Anthony Dawson
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-15 - Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

Drawing on contemporary data, and analysis of replica locomotives at the re-enacted Rainhill Trials, Anthony Dawson explores the history of the famous Rainhill
Performing Disunion
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Lawrence T. McDonnell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-31 - Publisher: Cambridge Studies on the Ameri

A new history of the causes of the American Civil War, highlighting the role played by ordinary men in the secession debate and process.
The Cincinnati Historical Society Bulletin
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Cincinnati Historical Society
Categories: Cincinnati (Ohio)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1969 - Publisher:

Includes the society's Annual report.
A Guide to American Trade Catalogs, 1744-1900
Language: en
Pages: 422
Authors: Lawrence B. Romaine
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-01-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Invaluable listing of rare catalogs selling cars, beekeeper's equipment, clocks, firearms, livestock, clothes, toys, more. Cites catalog's location, size, more.
New York Fire Patrol
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Timothy E. Regan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Operated by the New York Board of Fire Underwriters, the New York Fire Patrol was organized in 1839 to patrol lower Manhattan. Their job was twofold: to discove