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WATER POWER

Talybont Mill by Carl Wood, 1836

exhibition number: Agriculture 9.2

Flowing water was used to turn wheels that could drive machinery.

mill on the Rheidol, Paul Sanby Munn, 1803

A small amount of water was also used to drive a Pelton Wheel that pumped water to a tank at a higher level that the flowing water -

Water power cost little once the machinery was installed, but it was not always available during dry summers.

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