Water Power and Watermills ~ a Historical Guide (LAST COPY)

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Nicely done, and very interesting, look at water power and how it has been used from Roman times to provide power, initially for grinding and agriculture, but increasingly for industry, and now for power generation. It also covers the developing technology in detail, as well as the buildings. Illustrated with B&W and colour pictures of mills and their machinery around the UK and from all eras. 208 pages. Hardbound.