NY5635 : Little Salked Mill - gearing

taken 2 months ago, near to Little Salkeld, Cumbria, Great Britain

Little Salked Mill - gearing
Little Salked Mill - gearing
The hurst frame with a slightly blurred great spur wheel. This could turn two pair of stones but only one is now in commission. The working stones are driven by a stone nut seen on the right hand edge above centre. The gear lower centre that is not turning drives the sack hoist. I have never seen a sack hoist drive quite like this. The mill was working commercially and the miller was friendly and showed me over the mill.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Industry  Water resources 
Primary Subject of Photo
Machinery 
County (from Tags)
Cumbria 
Place (from Tags)
Little Salkeld 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 5667 3597 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.0113N 2:40.4485W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 5667 3597
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Water Mill  Watermill Interior 

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