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March 13, 2012

Fire in a Crowded Century: An Antique Fire Engine

fire engineOld-fashioned fire engines had to do much the same jobs as today’s, but they relied on classic physics and plenty of manpower. Curator Erik Goldstein describes the fire engine at the center of a new exhibit at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.

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