Historical information

This pressure gauge was still in use in our Liebig Street Water Tower until the mid 1970's. This water tower was built around 1893. The gauge was mounted on a wall and measured the head pressure.


Used in the Warrnambool Liebig Street Water Tower

Physical description

Gauge cased in brass surround painted a rust colour, glass cover with bevilled edge on front, gauge has white face with black lettering and numbers. The gauge is very heavy.

Inscriptions & markings

Bourdon's / Pressure Gauge
Hampson & Halliday Engineers, Footscray