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Date: 1910 -
Description: Vacuum pump - open operated, crank driven. Adapted as a whistle blower. Originally from Campbell Town. This hand operated pump was amongst first used for milking machines. Adaption - whistle from McCarthy's steam traction engine and hand wheel from a laundry mangle. Collectors item.
Sharples Vacuum Pump
Subjects: dairy farms; farm machines; pumps
Places: Campbell Town, Tasmania
Institution: Grubb Shaft Gold and Heritage Museum
Object number: GSM_00019
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