Power on the Survival Homestead

BOUND TO COME! We recently read in a daily newspaper that an Indiana company proposes to sell electricity at a reasonable rate to farmers along the lines of its electric roads. The churn, the chopper, the thresher, the pump, the saw, the forge,—everything that makes an up-to-date farm, may be operated by electricity; and the […]

Ram Pumps

This post is a section from Home Waterworks, by Carleton J. Lynde, ©1912. In keeping with the simple is better historic theme of creating a survival homestead, the hydraulic ram pumps are probably the best bet anywhere, unless you have a gravity fed spring water supply line. Low maintenance equipment with a high reliability factor […]