Re: NANFA-- plankton/small shrimp safe water pumps
Tue, 25 Feb 2003 15:24:11 EST

In a message dated 2/25/03 11:28:05 AM Eastern Standard Time,

> These are large pumps that are PTO driven and tractor mounted.
> They are used to pump the cranberries from the bog and onto the
> tractor-trailers that take them to the processing plant. What we do is
> stand on the flooded bog and rake the cranberries (they float) into a
> receiving box that is connected to a long piece of hard suction hose.
> The cranberries are then sucked through the pipe, into the pump, up into
> a washing unit, and then down a grate into the trailer.
I was thinking more along the lines of an aquarium type pump but I bet it is
a hell of a ride! I can see it now at Six Flags, "Cranberry Pump Ride" of
course the being turned inside out part might be a problem for some people.

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