American - LaFrance

"Modern Fire-Fighting Equipment"

1926 Edition No. 10

American LaFrance Fire Engine Company. Elmira, New York, U.S.A.


This beautiful and rare catalog holds the full line of equipment available in 1926 from the American LaFrance Company.  This is a must have for anyone involved in collecting historic fire fighting equipment.  

The first generation of American-LaFrance Fire Fighting Equipment came into being in 1845.  This catalog was created eighty-one years later in 1926.  

This amazing catalog includes Fire Station and Apparatus Equipment. 

Tools, Tool Holders, Gongs, Bells, Fire Signals and Fire Hoses and Connections, Play Pipes, Nozzles, Hose Racks, Reels, Two-Wheeled Hose Carts, Hand Fire Extinguishers, Chemical Apparatus, Firemen's Clothing and Safety Equipment.

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One Hundred Ninety (190) Pages of Historic Information

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