Worthington-Gamon Water Meter

This is a disc water meter, serial number 3,783,592, made by the Worthington-Gamon Meter Company in Newark, N. J. It has been cut away to show the operating parts. It was made after 1941 when the firm boasted that 3,650,000 of its meters were then serving thousands of communities.
Ref: Worthington-Gamon ad in Journal of the American Water Works Association 33 (Nov. 1941), ad section, p. 5.
Object Name
water meter
date made
early 1940s
Worthington-Gamon Meter Company
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 8 in x 13 in; 20.32 cm x 33.02 cm
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Water Meters
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Water Meters
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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