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Engine 40

Steamer. New York.
In front of quarters with members.

1950. Spare Pumper. New York.
Engine 40 using spare pumper at working fire at 9th Ave. & W. 65th St., Manhattan. One hoseline can be seen charged off rig. Engine compartment is open to prevent overheating. To the right of photo is unidentified rig.

1936 Mack 1000 Gallon Pumper. New York.
Rig is parked on the corner of 7th Ave. & West 54th Street.

1937 Ward LaFrance Pumper. New York.
Rig is parked adjacent to quarters. Booster line off rig as well as an uncharged 2 1/2" line. Chauffeur is barely visible on sidewalk.

1937 Ward LaFrance Hose Wagon. New York.
Two members are operating deck pipe into fire building. Members, rig and street are covered with ice.

19?? Ward LaFrance Pumper. New York.
Testing new apparatus on a pier. A civilian and two chief officers are at the center of photo.Three other Ward Pumpers, one of which is Engine 42, appear to the right of photo.

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