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HRS 1184 Radcliffe, Mount Sion Waterwheel aerial shot 1970s

A waterwheel-powered pump lifted water from a leat into a nearby storage reservoir situated top left just out of shot. The iron lead from the waterwheel to the reservoir. The unusual machine was a hybrid of components from both water power and steam power.
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Keywords:engineering, irwell, ken howarth, lancashire, pumping, radcliffe, rivers, water power, waterwheels

HRS 1184 Radcliffe, Mount Sion Waterwheel aerial shot 1970s