In 1797 he took out a patent in connexion with raising water on the principle of the hydraulic ram.
Can a hydraulic ram be constructed to discharge 1,000 gallons of water per minute?
It is a hole eighteen inches across, out of which comes a thumping sound, resembling a hydraulic ram.
The hydraulic ram is a machine that gets its power from the momentum of running water.
Where the stream is on a lower level than the building a hydraulic ram can be used.
A hydraulic ram, not far from the entrance, formerly forced water from one of these falls to the farm residence.
It was as purely a mechanical operation as is the work of a hydraulic ram.
The water power trust won't be able to get in here with a hydraulic ram!
If ever any one was getting knowledge put down his throat with a hydraulic ram, it certainly was Keg Rearick.
Of appliances utilizing the forces of Nature, perhaps the simplest efficient machine is the hydraulic ram.