Time for another chart!
Here’s the visual history of the steam fire engines in North Carolina, beginning with their heyday in the 1860s and 1870s. They were labor savers that transformed the hand-powered fire service, although a few steamers were also hand-pulled during their early years.
See the originating historical notes at https://legeros.com/history/nc/steamers.shtml
See more history charts at https://legeros.com/history/charts