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The Mount Wilson Solar Observatory was first funded by the Carnegie Institution of Washington in 1904. The site is an astronomical observatory in Los Angeles, California and contains two historically important telescopes: the 60-inch Hale telescope built in 1908 and the 100-inch Hooker telescope. The facility is used for astronomical research and offers visitors guided tours. In 1911, A Deming Triplex pump with a 15 HP motor was installed to supply the pressure for the fire hydrant system. It operated continuously for an estimated 50 years until an entire system upgrade in the 1960’s obsoleted the pump. In 2008, there was a need for a backup firefighting unit while the new system was being serviced. The 1911 Deming Triplex pump was resurrected for the application. After routine servicing the pump operated without any issues. The Deming brand was the first pump line manufactured by Crane Pumps & Systems and offers a full line of highly regarded municipal and industrial pumps today.

Many Deming pumps operate continuously for over 30 years before being replaced.


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Wastewater and Sewage

Chopper, Grinder, and Non Clog solutions for every solids handling application.

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Efficient and economical pumps servicing marine, oil and gas, manufacturing, recreation parks, and heavy industrial applications.

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Clean Water

Specialty and NSF rated pumps for commercial applications.

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Portable submersible and transfer pumps for basements to emergency services.


Deming Pumps Built to Last SITE/LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA Located on the summit of Mount Wilson above Pasadena at an altitude of 5,715 feet, the Mt. Wilson Observatory is visible from much of the Los Angeles area. PROBLEM: A Deming Triplex pump was installed in 1911 at the Mount Wilson Observatory. It supplied the pressure for the fire hydrant system for an estimated 50 years until the 1960’s. In 2008, two volunteers performed routine maintenance repairs on the pump. Today ... Read More

Deming tough on solids SITE/LOCATION: Cincinnati, OH Water feature and filtration at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens PROBLEM: The African Savannah exhibit expansion project is being constructed in seven phases, phase three of the project included three explicit water pumping needs: 1. Water circulation in a dead zone 2. Water filtration unit for reclaiming and reusing of water 3. Still water effect and waterfall SOLUTION: In conjunction, Crane Pumps & Systems’ Deming 7365 4 inch...