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Elmwood Engine Co.,, No. 3 House On Douglas Ave

Elmwood Engine Co.,, No. 3 House On Douglas Ave Providence Rhode Island
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Stock #: 134905
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Providence
State: Rhode Island (RI)
County: Providence
Publisher: R. Wilkinson
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Second size La France Piston Engine, built in 1890. Diameter of pump, 4 5/8 in.; steam-cylinder, 8 in.; stroke, 8 in. Placed in service at Station 11, Jan. 6, 1906. Drawn by two horses, and weighs, ready for service, 9,000 lbs. Also Combination Wagon, built as hose-wagon in 1895. changed to a combination wagon in 1904. Drawn by two hourses and in 1895. Changeed to a combination wagon in 1904. Drawn by two hourses and is equipped with rubber tires and roller-bearing axles. Carries 800 ft. of 2?-in. Hose and 200 ft. of ?-in. Hose. Is equipped with one 22-gal. Tank and weighs, ready for service, 4,530 lbs. Placed in service as hose-wagon May 18, 1895; as combination wagon Dec. 30, 1904. Company consists of 1 Capt., 1 Lieut., 5 hosemen, 1 engine-man, 1 Asst. Engine-Man 1 Hose-Driver, 1 Engine Driver.