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1926 La France Pumper, Beaumont, Texas, USA
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No: 37050   Contributor: David Oke   Year: 2013   Manufacturer: American LaFrance   Country: United States of America
1926 La France Pumper, Beaumont, Texas, USA

This pumper is part of the collection in the Beaumont Fire Department museum. This photo was taken in December 2013.
Picture added on 31 December 2013 at 08:09
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Note the water temperature gauge on top of the radiator, so the pump operator at the midship pump control position could easily check that the engine was not overheating. At the time, it was common practice to remove the hood covers to improve cooling when pumping.

Added by Rob Johnson on 01 January 2014.
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