|Mills and Water Power: An Introduction|
Flowing water from rivers and streams is a valuable and plentiful energy resource that people learned to use centuries ago to operate the machinery that was important to their livelihoods. This page features diagrams (some animated) that show the three main principles of water; various types of water wheels; and the modern hydroelectric turbine. There are also animations of various types of mills powered by water.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-387
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Publisher: Old Sturbridge Village. Inc.
Contact: Paul D. Wykes
Old Sturbridge Village. Inc.