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History and Heritage / MANHATTAN COMPANIES

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Engine 30

1873. 1870 Amoskeag Steamer. New York.
Steamer & members in front of quarters at 253 Spring Street.
E30.1.

Sorensen, W. Wayne. American LaFrance Steamer. New York.
Responding with three horse team. Chauffeur holds reigns and officer is looking ahead from back step, Civilians are looking on.
E30.2.

Three High Pressure Hose Wagons, Steamer, and a Tender. New York.
Members are on board apparatus which is located in front of quarters. Engine is a 1905 American LaFrance drawn by three horses. One hose wagon is a 1906 drawn by two horses, the other two hose wagons are 1908 High Pressure Hose Wagons, these wagons carried 1,500' of 3" hose and ran with a steamer and a conventional hose wagon. The high pressure system went into service in New York in 1908.
E30.3.

1908 Regulation High Pressure Tender With Three Horse Hitch. New York.
Tender is parked on apron in front of quarters. Chauffuer appears with tender.
E30.4.

1908 Regulation High Pressure Tender With Three Horse Hitch. New York.
Rig is parked near waterfront with officers and members.
E30.5.

McGinnis. 1908 Regulation High Pressure Tender With Three Horse Hitch. New York.
Rig is parked in front of quarters with officer & members.
E30.6.

1916 Mack High Pressure Hose Wagon. New York. Parked in street.
E30.8.

1923 Mack High Pressure Hose Wagon. New York.
Parked in front of quarters.
E30.9.

Lerch, Jack. 1924 American LaFrance 700 Gallon Pumper. New York.
Rig is on apron in front of quarters. Members are seen "turning-out" chauffeur is behind the wheel, the officer is in the front seat ringing the bell as a member mounts the back step.
E30.10.

1924 American LaFrance 700 Gallon Pumper. New York.
Rig is parked in front of quarters with hood open and charged hoseline. Young civilian stands to the left of photo.
E30.11.

Mack Hose Wagon. New York.
Chauffeur behind the wheel appears to be operating in reverse gear.
E30.12.

1953. Mack Hose Wagon. New York.
Rig is parked in street in front of quarters.
E30.13.

Fenning, Frank J. Mack Hose Wagon. New York.
Rig is parked on street next to firehouse.
E30.14.

Lerch, Jack. 1939 Ward LaFrance 1000 Gallon Pumper. New York.
Chauffeur is behind the wheel. Chauffeur appears to be backing rig into quarters.
E30.15.

Lerch, Jack. 1939 Ward LaFrance 1000 Gallon Pumper. New York.
Rig is parked in street.
E30.16.

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