02/08/07 68 W - + 11 - 10 Steamer Arrives


From the July 7, 1905 edition of the News & Observer: "The new steam fire engine reached the city yesterday. It cost the city $5,000, weighs 6,800 pounds, and is a substantial looking machine. A test will be made as soon as the representative of the manufacturers reaches Raleigh, and it is expected this will be made this afternoon, corner of Fayetteville and Martin streets." Here's the article about the test.





  
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