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" ... one about 1 inch above the plug-box. These and other experiments, prove the necessity of placing the plugs on the mains, and not on the service pipes, where there are mains in the street. The different modes of obtaining water from the mains or pipes... "
A Brief Account of the Life, Writings, and Inventions of Sir Samuel Morland ... - Page 7
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1838 - 31 pages
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The Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, Volume 8

Architecture - 1845
...through which the water passes, as was fully shown by the experiments. Fig. 3,— Common Fire-ping. The different modes of obtaining water from the mains...is a section of a common plug when not in use. Fig. 3 is a section of the common plug, wilh a canvas dam or cistern over it, as used in London.* The cistern...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 42

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1845
...feet of leather hose, through which the water passes. A numerous series of experiments have proved the necessity of placing the plugs on the mains, and...modes of obtaining water from the mains or pipes are then described and illustrated by drawings. The plug and fire-cock have both certain advantages and...
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The London Journal of Arts, Sciences, and Manufactures, and ..., Volume 27

1846
...freely without hose, the water from that nearest the large main rose about 18 inches, and the further one about 1 inch above the plug-box. These and other...service pipes, where there are mains in the street. The plug and firecock have both certain advantages and disadvantages, which the author describes. A plug,...
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Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the ..., Volume 27

1846
...freely without hose, the water from that nearest the large main rose about 18 inches, and the further one about 1 inch above the plug-box. These and other...service pipes, where there are mains in the street. The plug and firecock have both certain advantages and disadvantages, which the author describes. A plug,...
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The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent inventions ...

William Newton - 1846
...freely without hose, the water from that nearest the large main rose about 1 8 inches, and the further one about 1 inch above the plug-box. These and other...service pipes, where there are mains in the street. The plug and firecock have both certain advantages and disadvantages, which the author describes. A plug,...
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The Mechanic's Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette, Volume 42

1845
...feet of leather hose, through which the water passes. A numerous series of experiments have proved the necessity of placing the plugs on the mains, and...modes of obtaining water from the mains or pipes are then described and illustrated by drawings. The plug and fire-cock have both certain advantages and...
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Fire Prevention and Fire Extinction

James Braidwood - Fire extinction - 1866 - 197 pages
...flow freely without hose, the water from that nearest the large main, rose Fm. 7. Common Fire-plug. about 18 inches, and the farther one about 1 inch...pipes are shown in the accompanying drawings. (Fig. 7) is a section of a common plug when not in use. (Fig. 8) is a section of the common plug, with a...
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Fire Prevention and Fire Extinction

James Braidwood - Fire extinction - 1866 - 197 pages
...hose, the water from that nearest the large main, rose FIG. 7. ,",?•, .?,,!- , . f, Common Fire-plug. about 18 inches, and the farther one about 1 inch...mains or pipes are shown in the accompanying drawings. FIRE EXTINCTION. (Fig. 8) is a section of the common plug, with a canvas dam or cistern over it, as...
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