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Snaefell Wheel circa 1895.

Developement of the washing floors at Snaefell Mine circa 1895

 

The wheel in Cornwall.

Construction of the Snaefell wheel at Bodmin - Cornwall

 

John Corlett measuring the three tonne axle.

The 3.6 metre axle and the two hub sections
have been lying in Wales for the last 27 years!

 

Wheel hub.

One of the 2.1 metre diameter hub
sections which weighs a massive two tonnes

 

Wheel shrouds.

A few of the 40 cast iron rim segments lying
in Wales of which a number will have to be renewed

 

A montage by Sue Jones.

Montage by Sue Jones

This image depicts how the wheel will look
in the proposed site on the Laxey Washing Floors
 

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