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JOHN WOOD & SONS. ENGINEERS

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John Wood & Sons Ram Pumps 1925
Photo: Graham Isherwood
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Item #: 33837
Wood's manufactured a huge range of colliery and other mining equipment. Here is a 3-throw ram pump for raising water from a pit to the surface. Several of these would be used in stages up the shaft each one raising water from a sump or lodge to the next higher until finally the water could be discharged at the surface into a convenient brook, stream or canal!

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