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Waterwheel, Tolgus Tin Streaming Works, near Redruth, Cornwall

Waterwheel, Tolgus Tin Streaming Works, near Redruth, Cornwall
 
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Reference Number: AA98/03107
 
Caption: In tin-streaming works waterwheels were often used to raise tin-bearing slurries to higher levels as much of the separation process worked on gravity. The wheel pictured here furthest from the camera was used to lift water into the chute on the right of the wheel.
Photographer: P Williams Date Taken: February 1998
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR