Advanced Search

Contact Me Follow on Facebook Follow on Twitter See my videos on YouTube See my photos on flickr Add Elvis Payne to Linked In

A - Z Tour Controls


Previous 3-wheeler

Next 3-wheeler


A-Z Database

Jump to:

 A  B C  D  E F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z


Manufactured by the Davis Sewing Machine Company in Dayton, USA in 1915, the Dayton Tri-Car Chemical was a specialised vehicle that carried a 35-gallon tank, 206 feet of hose pipe and two 7 gallon hand extinguishers. Along with tools like a ladder, pick-head Axe ad regulation lanterns the Dayton Tri-car was fitted with a "locomotive bell".

Used as a fire fighting machine it was powered by a twin-cylinder engine that had two speeds and was able to reach 45mph.  It also featured a Splitdorf magneto-generator unit that provide a current for both lighting and ignition.


The 1915 Dayton Tri-Car Chemical

Related pages on this web site:


Further Information and related Web Sites:  View Links A - H

Google: Search for Dayton


Bookmark and Share

Terms & Conditions