Page:Popular Science Monthly Volume 90.djvu/530

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A Fire-Fighting Truck and Numerous Comforts

����For spraying or fire-fighting — a motor-truck equipped with a power pump which is operated by the automobile engine and a tank with a capacity of twenty-five barrels. The water-tank is detachable

���A face shield of celluloid or other transparent material which is securely clamped to the hat rim protects the face from dust and driving wind

��Cold hands are the special trial of the motorist during winter; hence this electrically warmed steering wheel. Two resistance wires under canvas do the heating

��A no-glare headlight which keeps the light within forty-two inches above the road. Its range is five hundred feet

���A lap robe for the chauffeur which covers the entire front seating space, retaining all the heat from the engine

��The dancing doll on the radiator carries a fan in each hand. In a brisk breeze she be- comes very animated

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