Pumping Engine Notes.

Issue 17 and Volume 50.

Pumping Engine Notes. Lancaster, Pa., is to install a new boiler at the local pumping station. The high river has put a stop to the work of installing the new pump at the Wheeling (W. Va.) pumping station. It was planned, originally to install a syphon system to take care of the water in such an event as the present, but something went wrong with the system. As a result when the stage passed the 12-foot mark the installing force had to quit work. Many of the principal parts of the big $14,335 pump to be installed at the Rahway (N. J.) waterworks have arrived in that city, according to the report of the pumping station committee at the meeting of the board of water commissioners. The committee also reported that the foundation for the pump is practically completed and the work of setting up the new device will be…

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