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Pump - Centrifugal

From the Collection of Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum Inc Vincents Road Maldon Victoria

Description
Large double suction centrifugal pump with 36" suction and discharge branches weighing 7500 kg.
Cast iron baseplate for the pump measuring 154 x 185 x 22 cm.
The pump is fitted with a spring grid coupling.
The pump and baseplate are painted pale blue.
Size
L 245 x W 245 x H 235 cm
Object Registration
VMVM 62
Keywords
machinery - pumps; metalwork
When Made
Approximately 1954
Significance
This pump was situated at Mildura Victoria and pumped water from the Murray river to irrigate the fruit blocks.
Inscriptions & Markings
The pump identification plate has been removed and there are no markings cast on it.
The baseplate has Thompsons cast in relief on the top surface.
The coupling has a brass nameplate with Richardson Spring Grid Coupling engraved on it.
Last updated
21 Jan 2018 at 11:44AM