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HRS 1183 Radcliffe, Mount Sion waterwheel

A waterwheel-powered pump lifted water from a leat into a nearby storage reservoir. The unusual machine was a hybrid of components from both water power and steam power. The very cold-looking young man in the picture is myself, Ken Howarth.

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Keywords:engineering, irwell, ken howarth, lancashire, pumping, radcliffe, rivers, snow, water power, waterwheels, weather, winter

HRS 1183 Radcliffe, Mount Sion waterwheel