Issue 16 and Volume 58.

THE WATER WORKS SYSTEM OF AUBURN In their annual report, for the fiscal year ending February 28, 1915, the Auburn, Me., Board of Water Commissioners state that “a modern fire-proof building for the housing of our now otherwise up-to-date pumping plant is greatly to be desired.” The commissioners are Horatio G. Foss, Andrew F. Warren, Eben G. Eveleth, Robert Haskell, Mark H. Merrow, Alonzo Q. Miller and the Mayor. Andrew W. P. Cobb is clerk and Forrest E. Bisbee is superintendent. The commissioners say: “Realizing the need of more efficient pumping facilities at our station the Board has recently installed, after careful investigation, a new 8inch two-stage Worthington pump. Direct connection to a 100 11. 1’. steam turbine on one side and a 100 H. P. General Electric motor on the other, provides for the use of either steam or electricity in the operation of this pump. The Allis-Chalmers electric…

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