“Deluge – Master Fire Fighter” is a triple combination machine manufactured by the Prospect Fire Engine Company of Prospect, Ohio. The truck featured a 450 gallon per minute bronze fire pump, two 35 gallon chemical tanks, 400 feet of chemical hose, 1000 feet of “gum and wax treated” 2 ½ inch hose, and all necessary hooks, ladders, axes, etc. Mounted on a two and a half ton Biederman truck chassis, it boasted a 70 horsepower engine capable of making 65 miles per hour. The engine cost $6500.00 and hose was $1360.00 extra.
Taken at Pennsylvania Pump Primers 34th Annual Muster & Show held along the Susquehanna Rive in Harrisburg PA