With over 700 archive and contemporary photographs, many of them previously unpublished, this book is the definitive book for every fire engine enthusiast.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.
|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|
|The A-Z of Fire Engine Manufacturers||p.124|
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st January 2009