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Above: The Concrete supplied by RMC
Island Aggregates is poured to line the shaft.
 
Above: With the shaft now complete
a man hole for service access has been installed

Above: Members of the project team unloading the
restored shroud or rim segments into the temporary workshop.
The 4.5 tons of iron work was transported back to the Island 
with the kind assistance of Manx Independent Carriers.

Above: The new phosphor bronze bearings on arrival at the workshop.
The bearings have recently been sat in the bearing blocks and are a perfect fit.

DECEMBER 2004

Above: The team start work on the wheel
pit base by fitting steel re-enforcing mesh and rebar.

Above: The steelwork is checked for level.The base will form
a concrete raft to support a column against the river wall, which
will also act as a load bearing support for the bearing blocks and axle.

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