E.T. Bellhouse Hydraulic Pump

Made:
1845 in Manchester

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Hydraulic pump, made by E.T. Bellhouse & Co. Twin ram pumps in cast iron box, plungers of different sizes. Originally hand operated but later converted to belt drive by addition of two c.i. side members, crankshaft, cranks, gearing. About 1845. Originally pumps nest on ground level with later additions overhead.

Details

Category:
Pumping Machinery
Object Number:
Y1969.44
type:
hydraulic pump
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment
  • power producing equipment
  • motors
credit:
Gift of Avon Moseleys Ltd