Pumping Station, Spotswood

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  • The MMBW built this station between 1893 and 1897 as it was a key component of the Melbourne Central Sewerage System and by 1914 there were ten steam generated pumps doing their thing--pumping. By 192...  more »
  • This is located at the back of ScienceWorks and is located deep down in the bowels of the brick building at the rear of the ScienceWorks complex. There are ramps to assist getting up down (but wheelch...  more »
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  • FANTASTIC EXAMPLE OF 19TH CENTURY TECHNOLOGY The Pumping Station is a great way to learn about water and sewerage approaches in big cities. This section of Scienceworks does a great job of displaying and explaining how Melbourne's early engineers built the sprawling system that still serves the city's needs
  • A wonderful experience, lots of interesting steam powered large scale machinery that is very well preserved.

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