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Weir Pump ( no. 2 ) - Vertical ( no. 2 )

From the Collection of Puffing Billy Railway School Rd Menzies Creek Victoria

Description
Weir Vertical Pump ( no. 2 ) - Steel vertical pump
Size
Length Overall: 2' 3 15/16" ( 710 mm ) Width: 2' 6 1/8" ( 765 mm ) Height: 8' 11 1/16" ( 2720 mm )
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Object Registration
000131
Keywords
puffing billy, fluid pump, weir, vetical pump
Historical information
Weir Vertical Pump
Weir Pumps - these types of vertical pumps were used extensively with both land and marine steam pumps. The pumps were also used for various duties from pumping oil fuel and feed water for boilers, to draining bilges on steam ship[s
single cylinder, double acting vertical pumps used by G. & J. Weir Ltd. , of Cathcart, Glasgow .
Made By
G. and J. Weir (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Weir
Last updated
16 Oct 2019 at 2:44PM