Historische Handpumpe Unterdorfstr. 5 - Wesseling-Keldenich, NRW, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972
N 50° 48.846 E 006° 58.248
32U E 357049 N 5631114
Quick Description: Old pitcher pump in Wesseling-Keldenich from 19. century at Unterdorfstr. 5.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 7/29/2017 10:00:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMW9HV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 5

Long Description:

Hand pumps are manually operated pumps; they use human power and mechanical advantage to move fluids or air from one place to another. This pump construction form was partially used till the 1950s to the water supply, until modern infrastructure was created.

In Wesseling some public pumps have been preserved. They exist of cast iron and dispose of a single force rod.

This pump at Unterdorfstr. 5 was restored in the mid 1980s. Since 1988 it is an architectural historical monument and listed as No. 57 in "Liste der Baudenkmäler in Wesseling

Is it Working: no

Nearest Address:
Unterdorfstraße 5
Wesseling-Keldenich, NRW Germany

How to find.:
The pump stands directly in front of the house Unterdorfstr. 5 in a quiet byroad.

Visiting Restrictions:

Good place to park: Not Listed

Does this pump have a presence on the internet?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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