Fireboat "New Yorker" in action
Fireboat "New Yorker" in action--excerpts
A demonstration by the famous fireboat "New Yorker." The picture shows the fireboat with all its nozzles spurting water as it goes back and forth in front of the camera. Put in service on February 1, 1891 as Engine Company 57, the "New Yorker" was stationed at the Battery near Castle Garden, where her crew lived aboard. She was 125 feet long, 25 feet...
Smith, James Blair - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)