From Horses to Horsepower is the most comprehensive history of the Philadelphia Fire Department’s apparatus fleet ever produced. The book documents all apparatus deliveries and innovations from the first day of the paid fire department, March 15, 1871 through December 31, 2017. It is packed with over four hundred photographs, many never seen before.
The book has received rave reviews. Among them are the following:
Fire Apparatus Journal– “This book will stand as the definitive document on the apparatus of the Philadelphia Fire Department and belongs on the book shelf of every fire apparatus enthusiast and those interested n the history of the Philadelphia Fire Department.”
First Responder News – “In my many years of reviewing books, this is one of my favorites. If you purchase it you will be glad you did.”