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[Two Men on a Water Wheel]

Description: Photograph of two men in bathing suits on a water wheel. One of them sits on the wheel, and the other stands on his shoulders. The water is on the right of the picture, the ground and trees on the left.
Date: 1915
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Improved Water-Wheel.

Description: Patent for the improvement of the water-wheel using curved buckets over a spiral water passage to increase power and volume, including illustration.
Date: February 8, 1859
Creator: Littlepage, C. V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water Mill.

Description: Patent for a new and improved water mill. This design "relates to current water-mills, the object being to provide a mill of inexpensive and durable construction, having a wheel adapted to rise and fall with the tide, and thus to maintain a constant revolution and working of the mill. The invention consists in the combination of parts" (lines 11-18).
Date: August 28, 1883
Creator: Steinhagen, Cristofer Friderich Carl
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a water wheel adapted for use in running machinery such as pumps. It uses a series of connected buckets mounted to turn on an axle, alternately charging the buckets with water.
Date: January 30, 1912
Creator: Verde, Giuliano
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department