Manchester Firefighter, A Pictorial History. By: Firefighter Steve Pearson, Manchester, New Hampshire has a vast firefighting history leading back to the early days of the hand tubs, power of horses and steam, and onto today’s motorized vehicles. Numerous images and stories of memorial fires and rescues, as well as the ever improving firefighting techniques and equipment are covered in the remarkable evolution of firefighting in Manchester. This is a testament to the bravery and dedication of those who have protected citizens and businesses from the devastation of fires in a large American industrial mill city. B&W Photos. Softbound. Pgs. 142. Book measures approximately 9 inches wide X 6 inches high.