Horse Drawn Fire Engine 1805

  • Horse Drawn Fire Engine Hadley, Simpson & Locke.
  • Water is delivered from a 2-cylinder pump operated by the handles on both sides and the treadles in front.
  • Special features are the use of leather for the inlet and discharge hoses and the wicker-work strainer when drawing water from a pond.
  • Used at Stoke Lacy House, Herefordshire.
  • Water tank capacity: 270 litres (60 gallons).
  • Pump power: Maximum 13 firemen (six each side plus the driver).