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Feuerwehr Duisburg steam fire engine
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No: 17120   Contributor: Louis van Telgen   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Beduwe   Country: Germany
Feuerwehr Duisburg steam fire engine

Feuerwehr Duisburg steam fire engine

This 1902 Beduwe steam powered fire engine service with the Fire Brigade of Duisburg in Germany. The firm Beduwe had two factory's, one in Belgium (Luik) and one in Germany (Aachen). This steam engine was built in Germany and had a three cylinder pump.
Picture added on 22 May 2009 at 10:21
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Louis - love it when these wonderful old Steamers, are rigged up with their horse-team and crew, as they would have looked when in service.
Not the same, when they are just a dusty museum exhibit, in a corner.
Love the crew's pickelhaube (spiked) helmets; and of course the Officer has to have a sword... gee, that might give ideas to some of today's Fire Managers (<;}

Great photo, of a great rig in time.

Regards, from Canada,
Pat_R-B

Added by Pat Rivers-Bowerman on 23 July 2009.
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