A railroad water pump from the early 1900´s, mainly made of cast iron. This pumps where common in combinations with a bigger water tower. They where also often located within the track area, adjacent to the train garage.
The model is good for close ups and have enough details to give a credible impression.
The native file is 3ds max 9 and the rendering is made in Mental Ray, with 1 mr Area Omni (at different angles and brightness).
The model has real-world scale and is centered at 0, 0, 0, (the model is 4 meters high).