Steam era engines


Steam powered fire engines were
a radical change from handtubs...

Steam power and hydro power drove the industrial revolution. Steam boats and locomotives came along a little before steam fire engines. The new steam engies were resisted by the firemen at first, but steam was too powerful to ignore.

 
 
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