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Pope-Hartford Chemical and Hose Engine 21 Portland Oregon

For something a bit different from our typical daily coverage today’s feature image contains two Portland, Oregon, Fire Department Vehicles. The chemical and hose truck is a 1913 Pope-Hartford unit based on a heavy duty six-wheel equipment chassis with double chain drive powered by a 50-h.p. four-cylinder engine. The Company also produced lighter duty four-wheel shaft-driven 50-h.p. fire…

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The State-Record Publishing Company Volkswagen Fleet

“The State” newspaper, first printed and founded in 1891 is located in Columbia, South Carolina, the State’s Capitol City, it is owned and operated by the State-Record Publishing Company. In 1945, the Newspaper bought its main competition “The Columbia Record” and merged the two publications. Later in the mid-1950s the Company relocated to this building on George Roberts…

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