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1885 Hand Fire Pumper

1885 Hand Fire Pumper

This 19th-century hand-pumped fire engine was developed in the late 18th and early 19th century in Philadelphia. It would have been operated by 20 or more firefighters, and could throw over 100 gallons a minute onto a blaze from a distance of 150 feet.

This 19th-century hand-pumped fire engine was developed in the late 18th and early 19th century in Philadelphia. It would have been operated by 20 or more firefighters, and could throw over 100 gallons a minute onto a blaze from a distance of 150 feet.

Beautiful photo of village family with a cow :) in vintage Belgrade...it is soo nice how older sister takes hand of younger sister...<3

Beautiful photo of village family with a cow :) in vintage Belgrade...it is soo nice how older sister takes hand of younger sister...<3

Captain Thomas Mourby with the old fire pump behind Montgomery town hall, Wales c. 1905

Captain Thomas Mourby with the old fire pump behind Montgomery town hall, Wales c. 1905

ЂЕРДАП - Djerdap, Serbia

ЂЕРДАП - Djerdap, Serbia

Is the fire engine purchased by George Washington in 1775 at Philadelphia

Is the fire engine purchased by George Washington in 1775 at Philadelphia