Maxim Fire Apparatus Photo History

Maxim Fire Apparatus Photo History

by Howard T. Smith

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Overview

The complete history of the Maxim Motor Company, from its humble beginnings as a family owned business, through its heyday and subsequent decline. Maxim produced highly regarded fire apparatus and very early on established the Maxim ladder as one of the best available. WWII era trucks, motorcyle-pumpers, unfinished trucks, one-of-a-kinds, and many other previously unpublished photos are documented in detail by the author. Every Maxim fire apparatus buff will enjoy this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583881118
Publisher: Enthusiast Books
Publication date: 05/28/2004
Series: Photo History Series
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication/Acknowledgements4
The Beginnings of Maxim6
1.The First Maxims9
2.The New Maxims15
3.The War Years33
4.Postwar Years43
5.Business as Usual65
6.Seasons of Change87
7.Financial Woes99
8.Modern Years109
Maxim Compliments115
Bibliography116
Index117

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