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Old fire engine at station No. 19 : Steam Pumper
Date Created and/or Issued
July 1, 1958
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Long Beach Fireman's Historical Museum Photographs Collection
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Child sits in driver seat of antique steam pumper, used in early part of twentieth century. Firefighter stands nearby, explaining how the old fire engine worked. First drawn by horse, and later by tractor, the steam pumper pressurized water, allowing firefighters to spray greater volumes of water over greater distances.
Long Beach Firemen's Historical Museum
CSUDH Archives
Fire Apparatus; Fire Engines; Fire Engines--Horse Drawn

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