This section is from the book "A Treatise On Beverages or The Complete Practical Bottler", by Charles Herman Sulz. Also available from Amazon: A Treatise On Beverages.
This slate cistern is easily connected together when required for use with tie bolts and cement. They are used for water cisterns, and mixing mineral waters in, previous to passing through the machine. Capacity: 200 gallons. Length 5ft. Oin.; Width 3ft. 6in.; Depth 2ft. 6in 500 gall. Length 6ft. 3in.; Width 5ft. Oin.; Depth 3ft. 6in.
Fig. 37. - Slate-Cistern.