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World Encyclopedia of Fire Engines & Firefighting - Neil Wallington

World Encyclopedia of Fire Engines & Firefighting

Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers

Published: 1st January 2009
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With over 700 archive and contemporary photographs, many of them previously unpublished, this book is the definitive book for every fire engine enthusiast. It contains illustrated photographs history of firefighting from Roman times to the present day and charts the development of the fire engine from simple manual pumps to one of the most sophisticated and high profile vehicles.

It also includes an A-Z of 165 of the world's best known fire engine manufacturers. Each entry features a comphrehensive company history and is illustrated with archive and contemporary images of the engines manufactured.

Section One
The World of Fire Engine and Firefighting p.8
The Story fo Firefighting p.10
Fire Engine Development p.34
Contemporary Fire Brigades p.70
Section Two
The A-Z of Fire Engine Manufacturers p.124
Glossary p.253
Index p.254

ISBN: 9781846815751
ISBN-10: 1846815754
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st January 2009