Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Fire Engine Manufacturers by Walter McCallIllustrated Encyclopedia of American Fire Engine Manufacturers by Walter McCall

Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Fire Engine Manufacturers

byWalter McCall

Paperback | October 15, 2009

Pricing and Purchase Info

$27.95

Earn 140 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

HURRY, ONLY 2 LEFT!
Quantity:

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

From Abbott & Downing to Zwak, this comprehensive volume combines company histories, innovations and hundreds of photographs to present the story of American fire engine manufacturing. The objective of this book was to compile as comprehensive and complete a list as possible of the known players—the hundreds of companies that produced more than just one or two fire trucks, and which operated as continuous fire apparatus manufacturing and sales enterprises. In the main this book is an alphabetical listing of dedicated motor fire apparatus builders—companies that designed and built pumpers, ladder trucks, rescue and other types of motor fire apparatus in their own factories—from the frame-up on their own custom chassis or on commercially-available domestic truck chassis. Also included are a number of commercial chassis makers such as International, Freightliner, Kenworth and Peterbilt which forged special alliances with various fire apparatus builders, and which sometimes made and marketed fire apparatus under their own names. This encyclopedia is a vital reference source for libraries, fire station, historians, fire apparatus enthusiasts, and anyone involved in or enamored with the fire apparatus industry.
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 profes...
Loading
Title:Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Fire Engine ManufacturersFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 1 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 1 inPublished:October 15, 2009Publisher:Enthusiast BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1583882529

ISBN - 13:9781583882528

Appropriate for ages: All ages

Look for similar items by category: