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Medina (N. Y.) Water-Works.

Issue 14 and Volume 1893 13.

Medina (N. Y.) Water-Works. (Written for FIRE AND WATER.) Following are particulars relating to the system of waterworks recently completed for Medina, N. Y.: The pumping station is a large brick building of neat and convenient design, and consists of an engine room, boiler room and coal room. The water is taken from a circular brick well, 20 feet in diameter and 20 feet deep, which furnishes an abundance of pure spring water. Connected with this well is a reservoir about 60 by 150 and 8 feet deep; the sides are paved with sandstone, and a gravel walk passes around the top of the bank, the whole presenting a very neat appearance. The two steel boilers are of the return tubular type, 54 inches in diameter and 14 feet long, with flush front brick setting and a good brick stack. These would he rated at about 50 horse-power, and are…

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