The water was rising so rapidly in the hold that with four pumps constantly going the crew could hardly keep it in check.
More than one-fourth of the value of its manufactures is in Quaker Oats and other food preparations; among those of less importance are lumber and planing-mill products, foundry and machineshop products, furniture, patent medicines, pumps, carriages and waggons, packed meats and agricultural implements.
Water may be raised from mines by buckets, tanks or pumps.
Condensers are always required for underground pumps.
Electrically driven pumps, now widely used, are convenient and economical.