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Animal tread wheel

Resembling large inclined spoked wheel, in wire compound adjacent to what appears to be private residence.

Gregory, Frank William (1917-1998)

Mills Research Group unpublished papers

Collected papers and handouts from Mills Research Group meetings and conferences. Includes:Filby, Peter, 'A gazetteer of drainage windmills in eastern England c 1550-2000' (2008)Jones, David, 'Animal power and the oblique treadwheel...

Ward, Owen

Pompeiian mill (animal powered)

Animals were first used to turn millstones in Greece and Italy in the 4th century BC. The ‘hour-glass’ or Pompeiian mill, turned by a donkey or horse, was probably the earliest form of powered mill to be used in Britain, introduced by the Romans ...

Letter and four photographs from Clare Byrne

Letter from Clare Byrne to Niall Roberts enclosing four photographs of an animal powered three-roll vertical crusher sugar mill in Buena Vista, Santa Cruz, Bolivia.(All photographs are of the same three-roll vertical crusher).


Piece in 'The Times' about the efforts of Hugo and Kenneth Major to save at least some of the 27 surviving "donkey wheels" that used to draw water up from wells etc.

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