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MISCELLANY

Issue 21 and Volume 1887 1.

MISCELLANY DEEP ARTESIAN WELLS. TO all dependent for the prosecution of their business upon a large and pure supply of water, the development of the deep artesian well system must always be a matter of interest. We reproduce this week a photograph of one of the wells of a flowing capacity of from 200 to 500 gallons a minute, bored by the North American Mining Company of New York for two firms of paper manufacturers at Dalton, Mass. The same company is now engaged in sinking an artesian well at the Ponce Del.eon Hotel, St. Augustine, Fla., which, at last accounts, had reached a depth of tiro feet, and was flowing at the astonishing tale of 7000 gallons a minute. The solid column of water, a foot in diameter, rises to the height of about four feet, supported by its own strength, This indicates a pressure of twenty pounds to…

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