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Above: The top of the crown is lowered down.

Above: Paul and Hans remove the remainder of the crowns.
The water channel will run across the top of both
columns before turning towards the wheel.

Above: The wheel with all the main bucket boards in place. The back boards will take
considerably longer to fit due to the cutting necessary to fit the boards around
the spoke sockets and the six bolts needed to secure each board.
Meanwhile the columns are given new concrete caps to support the aqueduct.

Above: Ken Kinrade excavates a small portion of the river above the weir
in preparation for the water intake structure.
It was decided to take advantage of the low river levels before the
winter floods came.

Above: The cleared area is dammed off from the main flow
of the river to create a dry working area.

Above: The working area is drained using a two inch submersible pump.

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