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Trenching Machine Experiences of Water Works

Issue 14 and Volume 68.

Trenching Machine Experiences of Water Works Testimony of Superintendents and Others—Economy and Efficiency of Machines as Compared With Hand Labor—Trenching Work in Worcester and Springfield THE following excerpts from papers on the subject of the work of trenching machines in water works and the discussion which followed them are from the proceedings of the New England Water Works Association convention at Holyoke, Mass. Special attention is called to the editorial on page 728 in regard to the use of labor-saving machinery. For the illustrations on the cover and those which accompany the Springfield paper we are indebted to the courtesy of Superintendent A. E. Martin. THE WORK IN WORCESTER Water Commissioner At the annual convention of the New England Water Works Association in 1917, held in the city of Hartford, a paper was presented which told the story of the use of the trenching machine up to that time. In…

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