Ateliers & Fonderies
H Strube & Fils - Montrouge (near Paris) France

Nothing is known about the origins of H Strube & Fils at this time. All the information on this page was obtained from from a catalog ca. late 1800s.

The company supplied numerous steam valves, governors, manometers, steam whistles, as well as above ground and below ground hydrants.

If you have any information about H Strube & Fils, their hydrants --- an old advertisement, catalog, etc., please E-mail Us.


  BORNE-FONTAINE A FERMETURE AUTOMATQUE
  SELF CLOSING PUBLIC FOUNTAIN
Robinet nouveau modele de la Ville de Paris
New style Valve, Paris Type

Identifying Characteristics: Combination public water hydrant and fire hydrant.

  • Appearance is reminiscent of a tombstone.
  • Operated by turning a handle, which was returned to closed position via a weight and chain.
  • Single fire fighting nozzle was on the side of the hydrant, concealed behind a hinged door, the valve operated with a key or wrench.

  • 1997
    Nozzles: 1x 65mm
    1997b
    Side view.


      BORNE-FONTAINE A BOUTON REPOUSSOIR SUR LE DESSUS
      PUBLIC FOUNTAIN WITH PUSH BUTTON ON TOP
    A ROBINET ORDINAIRE
    A ROBINET A CONTREPOIDS
    PLAIN VALVE
    VALVE WITH COUNTERWEIGHT

    Identifying Characteristics: Public water hydrant, installed along roads, in village squares, public gardens, etc.

  • Classic "tombstone" shape.
  • Either spring or counterweight type self-closing bronze valve.

  • 1998 1998b
    Side view.


    ATELIERS ET FONDERIES
    H. STRUBE & FILS

    Rue Hortense - MONTROUGE (près PARIS)
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