Pumping Station, Spotswood

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  • The Pumping Station was built in the 1890's to handle all of the raw sewerage in Melbourne where it would ultimately flow to Werribee to the south west. It operated in this capacity unti the 1960's.....  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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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