Eskdale Mill - meal floor

  • Description

    "This shows the gear for the working set of stones. The pit wheel is seen at the back and drives the stones directly via a bevel wheel that can be lifted out of engagement. On the right is the tentering gear that raises and lowers a large curved wooden tentering beam. In the centre the meal spout delivers into a bucket elevator that takes the oatmeal back to the stone floor to pass through a jog scry. The output of the latter enters the wire machine on the left. It was nice to see some of the Cumbrian mills and I found the staff friendly." Photo by Chris Allen, 2017.
  • Owner

    Chris Allen
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5657533
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 2 months ago
    Viewed: 94 times
    Picture Taken: 2017-09-22
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