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U.S. Fire Department, Alexandria, Va., with steam fire engines, July, 1863

U.S. Fire Department, Alexandria, Va., with steam fire engines, July, ...

Photograph shows fire fighters and steam fire engines in front of the Alexandria, Virginia fire department which was taken over by Union forces in early 1863.

Moteur hydrostatique & a base de tous liquides à mouvement perpetuel relatif, c'est-à-dire, soumis à la casse, à l'usure des pièces, à l'entretien de sa base & à la volanté de l'homme / Invention de J.B. Métivier, 1867, Paris.

Moteur hydrostatique & a base de tous liquides à mouvement perpetuel r...

Design drawings for a hydrostatic motor capable of up to 100,000 horse power, for use in air, sea and land transportation, invented by J.B. Metivier in 1867. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82).

Our centennial--President Grant and Dom Pedro starting the Corliss engine / from a sketch by Theo. R. Davis.

Our centennial--President Grant and Dom Pedro starting the Corliss eng...

Print show large crowd around Ulysses Grant, Pedro II (Emperor of Brazil), and large Corliss engine at Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pa.

[Factory workers assembling engines at Leland & Faulconer Manufacturing Co., Detroit, Mich.]

[Factory workers assembling engines at Leland & Faulconer Manufacturin...

Photo shows men at the foundry and machine shop that produced automobile engines in 1903 and merged with Cadillac Motor Co. in 1905.

Thomas Edison and his original dynamo, Edison Works, Orange, N.J., U.S.A.

Thomas Edison and his original dynamo, Edison Works, Orange, N.J., U.S...

Thomas Edison, standing, full-length portrait, in front of engine.

The old and the new engines (front view)

The old and the new engines (front view)

Photograph shows front view of two locomotives.

The stoker / Albert Levering 1911.

The stoker / Albert Levering 1911.

Illustration shows on the left, J.P. Morgan with oil can labeled "Legislation" oiling a machine labeled "Wall St."; at center is a large belt-driven machine labeled "Control of 'Other Peoples Money'", a large p... more

Testing stream from motor fire engines

Testing stream from motor fire engines

Photo shows competition of motor pumper engines held by the International Association of Fire Engineers, New York City, Sept. 3, 1913. Pumper engines drew water from the Hudson River. (Source: Flickr Commons pr... more

Testing fire engines

Testing fire engines

Photo shows competition of motor pumper engines held by the International Association of Fire Engineers, New York City, Sept. 3, 1913. Pumper engines drew water from the Hudson River. (Source: Flickr Commons pr... more

Testing fire engines

Testing fire engines

Photo shows competition of motor pumper engines held by the International Association of Fire Engineers, New York City, Sept. 3, 1913. Pumper engines drew water from the Hudson River. (Source: Flickr Commons pr... more

Testing N.Y.'s new motor engines

Testing N.Y.'s new motor engines

Photo shows competition of motor pumper engines held by the International Association of Fire Engineers, New York City, Sept. 3, 1913. Pumper engines drew water from the Hudson River. (Source: Flickr Commons pr... more

Testing fire engines, N.Y.

Testing fire engines, N.Y.

Photo shows competition of motor pumper engines held by the International Association of Fire Engineers, New York City, Sept. 3, 1913. Pumper engines drew water from the Hudson River. The Autopiano Company fact... more

Installing one of the 4 motors on the transport plane at Willow Run

Installing one of the 4 motors on the transport plane at Willow Run

Photo shows the Willow Run manufacturing plant, run by the Ford Motor Company near Ypsilanti, Michigan, which made the B-24 Liberator bombers during World War II. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

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