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Pumping Engine Notes.

Issue 25 and Volume 49.

Pumping Engine Notes. That a bonus of $10,000 be given the successful tenderer for the laying of the duplicate intake pipe if he puts it in place this year, was the recommendation that City Engineer Rust, of Toronto, Can., made to the controllers when he put the specifications for the new 6-foot tube-laying before them. The job is worth about $70,000, and a bond of $25,000 will be required. Expecting that Tulsa, Okla., will in four years have 50,000 population, the water board has ordered a 6,000,000-gallon pump for its waterworks. The Allis-Chalmers Company’s bid of $19.25o having been the lowest, the contract was awarded to that company. The company guarantees tlie pump of 6,000,000 gallons capacity to carry ari overload of 1,500,000 gallons. Five or six months will elapse before the pump is set up and in working order. The motor in the starting apparatus in the electrical driven…

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