NY1701 : Eskdale Mill - pit wheel

taken 11 months ago, near to Boot, Cumbria, Great Britain

Eskdale Mill  - pit wheel
Eskdale Mill - pit wheel
This shows the gear driving the one set of working stones. The large pit wheel is at the back with the drive to the stones from the bevel pinion at the top. A lever can lift the pinion out of engagement. The vertical drive shaft is carried on the wooden tentering beam across the middle foreground. The bearing for the wheel shaft is seen bottom centre. The bearing for the disused wheel is actually made of stone.
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Date Taken
Friday, 22 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Water resources 
Primary Subject of Photo
Machinery 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 1764 0114 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:23.9423N 3:16.2072W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 1764 0114
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Eskdale Mill  Water Mill  Eskdale  Milling Machinery 

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