Category:Water cranes

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colonna idraulica (it); prise d'eau (fr); Паровозная колонка (ru); Wasserkran (de); 水鹤 (zh); Hidrant (ro); 水鶴 (zh-hk); Vattenhäst (sv); żuraw wodny (pl); Паровозна колонка (uk); waterkraan voor locomotief (nl); 水鶴 (zh-hant); vodní jeřáb (cs); Wasserkran (gsw); vesiviskuri (fi); water crane (en); aguada (es); 水鹤 (zh-hans); Corong air (id) Vorrichtung zur schnellen Wasserversorgung von Dampflokomotiven (de); tower to fill a locomotive (en); urządzenie służące do nalewania wody do skrzyni wodnej parowozu lub tendra (pl); zařízení, které slouží k doplňování vody do tendrů parních lokomotiv (cs); grue à eau ou manche à eau utilisé pour fournir un grand volume d'eau (fr) Colonna idrica (it); żuraw kolejowy (pl); Grue à eau, Prise d'eau (fr); grua (es)
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A water crane or standpipe is a device used for delivering a large volume of water into the tank or tender of a steam locomotive. The device is sometimes also called a water column in the United States. Generally, water cranes consist of an upright steel pipe about 8 to 12 inches (0.20 to 0.30 m) in diameter with a horizontal, pivoting pipe connected to its upper end so as to form a swinging arm.

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