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Engineer John Rennie built a water-powered pump to raise water 40 feet to refill the lower section of the Kennet & Avon Canal. Volunteers have completely restored this facility, putting it back into working order.
Claverton Pumping Station
Claverton Pumping Station
Waterwheel
Sluice mechanism
Sluice lifters and wheel
Sluice lifting mechanism
Detailed Drawing
Transmission
Connecting Rod
Watt Linkage and Pump Head
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