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Electric lift, 1920s

This is a single-person electric cage lift at the Spotswood Pumping Station, Victoria.

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Steam pumping engine, 1914

This is a steam-powered pumping engine at Spotswood Pumping Station, Victoria.

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Centrifugal pump motor - MMBW Spotswood Sewerage Pumping Station, 1938

This is an electric pump motor made by the British General Electric Company, serial no. C20628, 400 horsepower, 440 volt. It is 1720 mm high, 1355 mm long and 1153 mm wide. This equipment forms part of the Spotswood Pumping Station Collection at Museum Victoria.

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Electrical control panel, c1923

This is an electrical control panel unit, protected by a grille, at the Spotswood Pumping Station.

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Managing groundwater for tomorrow

Seventy percent of Perth's water comes from underground. Imagine what would happen if that source of water dried up. It's a real possibility if the impact of the climate and human activity is not carefully managed. Watch as scientists show what causes groundwater levels to fall and the effect that has on the Earth's ecosystems. ...

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Air compressor, c1926

This is an electrically powered horizontal air compressor at the Spotswood Pumping Station, Victoria.