Fire Engine [Shand Mason Horse-drawn Manual Pump]; Shand Mason and Company (Engl...
Fire Engine [Shand Mason Horse-drawn Manual Pump]About this object
Shand Mason fire appliance - horse drawn, manually operated with 4 wheels. This appliance consists of a reel carrying leather or canvas hose, mounted on a one-axle chassis with large wheels, over 1.5 metres (5 feet) in diameter, and with a handle projecting forward. Designed for use by 22 men, 11 on each side of the vehicle. Painted bright red with yellow lettering and black painted ironwork.
Ex: Reefton and Wellsford Fire Brigades.
Fire and Emergency ServicesCredit Line
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