Issue 16 and Volume 39.

PIPE CONNECTIONS AT ST. LOUIS. Some extensive work in the distribution system of St. Louis, Mo., is now being done in that city, under the direction of Water Commissioner B. F. Adkins. A photograph of one of the large connections recently made by a Smith tapping apparatus in the course of this construction has been furnished to this journal, and the illustration accompanies this notice. Mention of the excellent and reliable work performed by this machine has been made from time to time in these columns, and the notice of this new connection is still another interesting instance of the facility with which large cuts are made in water mains without disturbing existing conditions by this machine.

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