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Pumping Engine Notes.

Issue 4 and Volume 47.

Pumping Engine Notes. The final test of the big pump at the Lake Michigan pumping station of the Muskegon, Mich., waterworks, to be made some time this month, is to be a gala event. An expert engineer will lie hired to conduct the test in co-operation with Superintendent Dixon, of the city’s water department. Reading, Pa., w ill install a vertical, triple action Deane power pump, of .”.48 gallons per minute capacity, operated by a 50-horse-power, gas engine, for which the contract has been awarded to Embanks, Morse N Company, New York. Gas lor the engine will be generated on the spot. W hile some repairs were being made a few days ago to the deep well pump at the Nevada, Iowa, waterworks from which the city gets its supply, a valve and part of the mechanism dropped to the bottom of the well, which is nearly a thousand feet…

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