Rock mills, Milverton. This photograph shows the main hoist. It is possible to discern the canvas belt which rises from the floor below, encircles the large wheel and descends again. This supplied the power to turn the wheel and the shaft which projects from it. The hoist chain can be seen wrapped around the shaft. Notice how worn the beam is in the foreground where for years chains have been wrapped around it. 1971
IMAGE LOCATION: (Warwickshire County Record Office)
Reference: PH, 94/37, img: 9578
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