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Gould’s Power Pumps.

Issue 4 and Volume 1892 12.

Gould’s Power Pumps. A very interesting chapter on pumps is just out from the establishment of the Gould Manufacturing Company of Seneca Falls, N.Y., entitled Gould’s Efficient Power Pumps and their appliances. The book contains a number of very tine engravings showing the pumping apparatus in operation. We learn that the long distance which electric energy can be transmitted with very small loss, renders it possible to operate an electric pumping plant at practically any distance from the source of motive power. Thus, it may be possible to utilize the power of some old water privilege, or any source of economical generation of power, to perform the work of pumping water from spring, pond or lake direct to the water-works system of the town. Pumping water for villages or cities is a legitimate work for the electric light or power station, the same as operating power circuit on electric railway.…

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