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Pioneer Engine Co.,, No. 2 House Cor So. main and Coin Sts

Pioneer Engine Co.,, No. 2 House Cor So. main and Coin Sts Providence Rhode Island
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Stock #: 59941
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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First size Metropolitan Piston Engine, built in 1905. Diameter of pumps, 5 1/2 -in.; steam-cylinders, 9 -in.; stroke, 8 -in. Drawn by three horses, fitted with rubber tires, and weighs, ready for service, 10,6000 lbs. Placed in service May 1st, 1905. Hose-wagon built in 1902. Drawn by two horses, is fitted with rubber tires and roller-bearing axies. Carries 800 ft. of 2 1/2 -in. hose. Weighs, ready for service, 3,200 lbs. Placed in service June 15, 1892. Company consists of 1 Capt., 1 Lieut., 5 Hose-men, 1 engine-Man, 1 asst. engine-Man, 1 Engine-Driver and 1 Hose-Driver.