n size from pumps of a few hundred pounds weight to the highest grade of water-works pumping engines weighing over one million pounds each.
Among the prominent American cities using the Blake water-works engines may be mentioned: Boston, New York, Washington, Camden, New Orleans, Cleveland, Mobile, Toronto, Shreveport, Helena, Birmingham, Racine, La Crosse, Mc-Keesport, etc. A partial list of places in Massachusetts includes: Cambridge, Newton, Brookline, Woburn, Natick, Hyde Park, Dedham, Needham, Wakefield, Malden, Arlington, Belmont, Walpole, Lexington, Gloucester, Marlboro, Weymouth, North Adams, Maynard, Mansfield, Randolph, Foxboro, Cohasset, Lenox, Chelsea, Brockton, Franklin, Provincetown, Canton, Stoughton, Braintree, and Wellesley.
These engines are also in use in foreign water-works, as for instance at St. Petersburg, Honolulu, and Sydney.
The new United States Navy is practically fitted out with Blake pumps, a partial list including the following vessels: Columbia, N