The Water Wheel

The Water Wheel Laxey Isle of Man


Stock #: 280446
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Laxey
Country: Isle of Man
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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"The Largest Water Wheel in the World." Six feet wide and a circumference of 228 feet, this wheel was erected in 1854 to pump water from the local lead mines. With each revolution the wheel, which has 192 buckets, lifted 250 gallons of water from a depth of 1,800 feet
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