The picture of the drill and the sign on it was taken that day Click for a larger image Translation of the text on the sign
: Drilling Tower
In the first phase, a 20/40 meter deep well drilled into a groundwater excavation was excavated. The manual drill rig is intended for drilling from the bottom of the pit to insert the suction pipe (filter) to an additional depth of 30 meters. Item # 1
Inserting a pipe leads with 2 screws anchored at the base of the pump into the wet sand. (Groundwater level) Item # 2
The drill was operated by free fall into the lead tube (1). After lifting the drill which has been filled with sand, the door (cleft) which is at the bottom of the drill is closed. Item # 3
Crank (Barban) for raising the drill hole and dropping it into the drill shaft. Item # 4
Iron beams anchored to the well walls serve as a base for the pump.
The facility was built and operated in the 1930s and 1940s by the Yocheved and Dov (Berl) Cohen Kfar Saba workshop.