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Water Mill at the victualing works at Red House, Deptford

A photograph made by Hallam Ashley of a technical drawing done by John Smeaton in the 18th century.

'Design for a Water Mill for His Majesty's Victualing Office Works at the Red House to be worked by water raised by a Steam Engine'. Transverse and Longitudinal Sections are drawn.
The yard at Deptford became the largest food-processing operation in England. It was largely rebuilt between 1774 and 1785.

Smeaton, John (1724-1792), engineer

Design for the Iron Axis

A photograph made by Hallam Ashley of a technical drawing done by John Smeaton in the 18th century.
The drawing is titled 'Design for the Iron Axis showing the Manner of fixing the Waterwheel Etc.'

Smeaton, John (1724-1792), engineer

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