Hopeful Hill Ranch - The Well Pump

The check valve attached to the pump at the bottom of the well was leaking. This is a small part, but in order to fix it, the well pump must be removed.

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Joe and Katie watch while Ted and Reb remove tiles from the roof of the well house.
Reb guides the crane hook through the opening in the roof.
Ted connects the crane hook to the well head.
Joe lifts the well head and pipe out of the well house.
Ted and Reb remove the 6-inch check valve from the top of the 6-foot-long pump.
Joe returns the repaired check valve and pump to the well house.

Hopeful Hill Ranch

Updated: 010903
©2001 John R. Powers, III