- an overhead oscillating lever, pivoted at the middle, for transmitting force from a vertical connecting rod below one end to a vertical connecting rod, pump rod, etc., below the other end.
Origin of walking beam
Examples from the Web for walking beam
Historical Examples of walking beam
There were two of these, with square pistons and a walking-beam between them.
The walking-beam heaved up and down with many a painful creak.Janice Day
Helen Beecher Long
I am sorry to say that three were injured by the falling of the pieces of the walking-beam.Within The Enemy's Lines
But at length, in 1844, the steam-whistle was introduced, and the "walking-beam boys" were left without occupation.Southern Stories
Steam was let in below this plunger, and the walking-beam with which it was connected by a rod had that end of it raised.