A water wheel is a machine for converting the energy of free-flowing or falling water into useful forms of power. A water wheel consists of a large wooden or metal wheel, with a number of blades or buckets arranged on the outside rim forming the driving surface. (wiki)
Only complete and functioning water wheels are part of this connection.
|Molino de la Albolafia
|Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape
|At Morwellham Quay
|Derwent Valley Mills
|Water wheel in Cromford (appears to be within the inscribed area but not the original location!). There is also a small water wheel at Slinter Cottage but this may not be working yet.
|Falun Great Copper Mountain
|Two around the big pit
|Hani Rice Terraces
|Water powered mills (for grinding grain), and water-operated tilt hammers (for hulling rice) are found in most valleys (AB ev)
|Heritage of Mercury
|Kamst Water Wheel in Idrija, the "biggest still preserved wooden water wheel of this type in Europe"
|Crown Mill in Lyckeby
|Mill Number Four ... In 1990 a waterwheel was brought from Hole Mill Farm, Fife, and installed on the site of the mill. (wiki) - the ten original water wheels, which drove the mills, were gradually replaced by three water turbines
|Old Town of Lijiang
|Lijiang's large water wheel at main entrance is one of the landmarks of the town
|Rammelsberg and Goslar
|"the water which for hundreds of years set the four underground driving wheels in motion. Three of these waterwheels can still today be seen in their original locations"
|At the Stift St. Peter bakery
|The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales
|At the Dinorewic museum. 15.4 m in diameter. The largest in Britain
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