Fire Engine of 1788 (1913)

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Kitty
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Fire Engine of 1788 (1913)

Post by Kitty » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:12 pm

Here's an interesting Gaumont newsreel. This is what fire engines looked like in England in the old days.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UurQ8JGgrMg
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Re: Fire Engine of 1788 (1913)

Post by donnie » Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:42 pm

Amazing. Thought puny, it was creative idea, and I guess the best they could do with the technology of the time. It beat the bucket brigade, I guess. :)

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Re: Fire Engine of 1788 (1913)

Post by Kitty » Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:13 pm

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You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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