Ahrens-Fox Fire Apparatus Photo Archive by Walter MccallAhrens-Fox Fire Apparatus Photo Archive by Walter Mccall

Ahrens-Fox Fire Apparatus Photo Archive

byWalter Mccall

Paperback | November 1, 2008

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Of all the companies that built motor fire apparatus in America in the 20th century, none has acquired the cult-like devotion accorded the unique products of the Ahrens-Fox Fire Engine Company of Cincinnati, Ohio. With its front-mounted piston pump surmounted by a gleaming spherical air chamber, the Ahrens-Fox piston pumper projects irresistible aesthetic and mechanical appeal. Fire apparatus aficionados and collectors have all but elevated the truly distinctive Ahrens-Fox piston pumper to a firefighting deity. Noted fire apparatus historian and author Walt McCall has selected the best of the best for this photographic tribute to a legendary nameplate—including the milestone Continental, mighty six-piston Models PS, BT and what is arguably the most beautiful fire engine ever made in America, the classic, semi-streamlined Model HT. A supplemental gallery of 30 color photos showcases some of the finest surviving Ahrens-Foxes.
Walter M. P. McCall is one of the most widely known and respected fire apparatus historians and authors in North America. In addition to his highly regarded American Fire Engines Since 1900 – still considered the “bible” of the old fire engine hobby -- Walt McCall has authored ten Iconografix fire apparatus and professional car books i...
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Title:Ahrens-Fox Fire Apparatus Photo ArchiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.5 × 10.25 × 0.44 inPublished:November 1, 2008Publisher:Enthusiast BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1583882170

ISBN - 13:9781583882177

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