Baltimore gets its first steam fire engine

The Baltimore, Maryland fire department's first steam powered fire engine, dubbed "Alpha," arrived in the city. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Charlton Thomas Lewis, Joseph H. Willsey, Harper's Book of Facts: A Classified History of the World; Embracing Science, Literature, and Art (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1895), 75.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Science/Technology
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