Pump Up The (Water) Volume – 3d Laser Scan of Pump Station

In May 1779, manufacturer Mathew Boulton (1728 – 1809) and Engineer James Watt (1736 – 1809) combined to create the Smethwick Steam Engine. Originally one of two engines used to pump water back up to the 491 ft summit level of the BCN Old Main Line (Birmingham) canal at Smethwick, located near the Soho Foundry […]