Elton (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better version).
|The weirdest contraption at Elton, Derbs, comprising two lift
& force pumps in series. I just can't see any practical way that this
set-up could have operated, unless (long shot) the hold-up valve on the lower
pump had failed and the upper pump was simply there as a replacement hold-up
Markings: A lion on the upper pump.
Manufacturer: Upper pump: Joseph Evans.
pump above an old lead mine shaft, in a field near Elton, Derbs. Thanks to Jack Street for the photo.
Markings: Not quite discernible.
Elton, Derbs. Thanks to John Hurst for the
Markings: A very faint outline of a shield.
Manufacturer: Possibly Bamford's.