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Old 10-13-2017, 02:35 AM
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1922 was right around the beginning of electric horizontal stationary sirens of that size.

Sterling in Rochester NY was developing their 5 horsepower horizontal in the first half of the 1920s. By 28 Sterling patented their new machine with an electric brake. Sterling's big marketing concept was a coded siren system so firemen could respond directly to the fire area based on the code pattern sounded.

Sterling's last horizontal was made in the 70s, and installed in Fairport House 2. Other than a ball bearing custom motor from General Electric it was little changed from the first horizontals.

I can hook you up if you need the last 3 5hp Sterling siren motor in inventory.
I know the Sterling service man.
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