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A Brief Account of the Life, Writings, and Inventions of Sir Samuel Morland ... - Page 4
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1838 - 31 pages
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The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 8

Architecture - 1845
...steam engines, to keep up the supply through the mains, the quantity of water kept in readiness maybe reduced to two hours' consumption, as it is likely...supposed to be required in case of serious fires in dockyard?, in large stacks of warehouses, or in large manufactories. Where water can be had at nearly...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 42

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1845
...kept in readiness may be reduced to two hours' consumption, as it is likely that the steam-engines would be at work before that quantity was exhausted....water may be conducted under the surface by large cast-iron pipes, with openings at such distances as may seem advisable for introducing the suction...
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The London Journal of Arts, Sciences, and Manufactures, and ..., Volume 27

1846
...required at a large fire. If however there are steam engines, to keep up the supply through the mains, the quantity of water kept in readiness, may be reduced...water may be conducted under the surface by large cast-iron pipes, with openings at such distances as may seem advisable for introducing the suction...
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Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the ..., Volume 27

1846
...required at a large fire. If however there are steam engines, to keep up the supply through the mains, the quantity of water kept in readiness, may be reduced...water may be conducted under the surface by large cast-iron pipes, with openings at such distances as may seem advisable for introducing the suction...
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The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent inventions ...

William Newton - 1846
...required at a large fire. If howerer there are steam engines, to keep up the supply through the mains, the quantity of water kept in readiness, may be reduced...water may be conducted under the surface by large cast-iron pipes, with openings at such distances as may seem advisable for introducing the suction...
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The Mechanic's Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette, Volume 42

1845
...kept in readiness may be reduced to two hours' consumption, as it is likely that the steam-engines would be at work before that quantity was exhausted....large stacks of warehouses, or in large manufactories. fret below the surface of the ground, nę although a fire-engine will, if perfrrrly tight, draw from...
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Fire Prevention and Fire Extinction

James Braidwood - Fire extinction - 1866 - 197 pages
...kept in readiness may be reduced to two hours' consumption, as it is likely that the steam-engines would be at work before that quantity was exhausted. This is what may be supposed to be required, in cases of serious fires in dockyards, in large stacks of warehouses, or in large manufactories. Where...
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