It is thought the 1832 built Manor Mill at Kirkburton once housed the biggest waterwheel
on mainland Britain.
Part of the restoration was the installation of an original waterwheel
and an Archimedes' screw.
The famous waterwheels
, which are as much a part of the visitor experience as they are a part of the lifeblood of the oasis, were originally introduced by the Ptolemies in the third century BC.
It is not simply a matter of lowering a waterwheel
into a fastflowing stream or river.
The complex includes bridges, dams, mills, reservoirs, canals, tunnels, aqueducts, waterwheels
They were praying like waterwheels
as the sails fell limp and sagged, like a man's trousers on a boy, the skipper pronounced as he slapped me on the buttocks.
The Mantra of Efficiency: From Waterwheel
to Social Control, by Jennifer Karns Alexander.
Windmills and waterwheels
explained; machines that fed the nation.
Walk the Leete pathway and learn about the history of the artificial 'leat' waterway constructed in 1823 to divert water from the Alyn to power waterwheels
and machinery for the former Mold Mining Company.
It features working waterwheels
as well as machinery.
Water from the Saugus River powered the waterwheels
and machinery and, because the Saugus River is tidal, the change in water level allows for larger boats to come and go at certain times.
It's worth stopping in Laxey, where children can engage with Manx folklore and greet the fairies as they cross the fairy bridge and also see the Lady Isabella, one of the biggest waterwheels
in the world.