Keele (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better version).
[Thanks to Marcus Simms for all the photos.]
|An odd set-up at
Markings: The upper pump carries an "N" in a hexagon but there are no markings on the lower pump.
Manufacturer: A relatively modern Chinese pump mounted on a genuinely old unidentified pump top.
remains of a triple-throw pump at a pumphouse at Keele University, where it
used to be driven by an overshot waterwheel via a gearing arrangement. The
barrels are now missing, but an air vessel is still in
Markings: The frame carries the name "W.G.COWLISHAW.1877"
Manufacturer: Unk, but W. G. Cowlishaw co-wrote a book in the late 1800s with a Mr. Woodworth, entitled "The Woodworth System of Progressive and Automatic Cut-Off Gear for Winding Engines".