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Mar 19, 2013

A Swansea pub's whopping pump

Every pub has its pumps but the original one at Swansea's Pumphouse bar towered above the Waterfront. It provided ...

the hydraulic power for cranes, lock gates and even a swing bridge. The familiar brick tower housed the ram which pressed down on the hydraulic fluid. To read more, scan the QR codes on the doors of the Pumphouse, or click here