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" ... will, if perfectly tight, draw from. a much greater depth than 14 feet (2 feet being allowed for the height of the engine), still a very trifling leakage will render it useless for the time, at such a depth. The worst mode of supplying engines with... "
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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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 3

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - Civil engineering - 1844
...feet being allowed for the height of the engine), still a very trifling leakage will render it useless for the time, at such a depth. The worst mode of supplying...fire engine. If the tank is supplied by mains, from a reservoir, it would be much better to save the expense of the tank, and to place plugs, or fire-cocks,...
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The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 8

Architecture - 1845
...leakage will render it useless for the time, at such a depth. Fig. 1.— Opening for Suction pipe. The worst mode of supplying engines with water, is...diminishes the effect of the fire engine. If the tank be supplied by mains, from a reservoir, it would be much better to save the expense of the tank, and...
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Volume 3

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - Civil engineering - 1844
...feet being allowed for the height of the engine), still a very trifling leakage will render it useless for the time, at such a depth. The worst mode of supplying engines with water, is by covered A sunk tanks ; they are generally too small, and unless very numerous, confine the engines to one or...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 42

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1845
...feet being allowed for the height of the engine), still a very trifling leakage will render it useless for the time, at such a depth. The worst mode of supplying...hose, which materially diminishes the effect of the fireengine. If the tank is supplied by mains, from a reservoir, it would be much better to save the...
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The London Journal of Arts, Sciences, and Manufactures, and ..., Volume 27

1846
...feet being allowed for the height of the engine), still a very trifling leakage will render it useless for the time, at such a depth. The worst mode of supplying...fire engine. If the tank is supplied by mains, from a reservoir, it would be much better to save the expense of the tank, and to place plugs or fire-cocks...
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Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the ..., Volume 27

1846
...feet being allowed for the height of the engine), still a very trifling leakage will render it useless for the time, at such a depth. The worst mode of supplying...fire engine. If the tank is supplied by mains, from a reservoir, it would be much better to save the expense of the Jank, and to place plugs or fire-cocks...
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The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent inventions ...

William Newton - 1846
...feet being allowed for the height of the engine), still a very trifling leakage will render it useless for the time, at such a depth. The worst mode of supplying...length of the hose, which materially diminishes the eifect of the fire engine. If the tank is supplied by mains, from a reservoir, it would be much better...
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The Mechanic's Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette, Volume 42

1845
...the height of the engine), itill a very trifling leakage will render it useless for the time, at Buch a depth. The worst mode of supplying engines with water, is by covered sunk tanks j they are generally too small, and unless very numerous, confine the engines to one or two particular...
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Fire Prevention and Fire Extinction

James Braidwood - Fire extinction - 1866 - 197 pages
...feet being allowed for the height of the engine), still a very trifling leakage will render it useless for the time, at such a depth. The worst mode of supplying...hose, which materially diminishes the effect of the fire-engine. If the tank is supplied by mains from a reservoir, it would be much better to save the...
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Fire Prevention and Fire Extinction

James Braidwood - Fire extinction - 1866 - 197 pages
...feet being allowed for the height of the engine), still a very trifling leakage will render it useless for the time, at such a depth. The worst mode of supplying...length of the hose, which materially diminishes the efiect of the fire-engine. If the tank is supplied by mains from a reservoir, it would be much better...
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