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Above: The wheel is set up with a low head water feed pumped from the
wheel case. It was decided that it was time to give her a first turn
to make sure everything was OK.

Above: Chief Executive of the Dept of Local Government and Environment
Antony Hamilton is able to move the twenty ton structure by hand
demonstrating how well balanced the wheel is.

Above: The wheel turns for the first time in over fifty years.
Water was then fed onto the wheel at approximately one
and a half liters per second which was just enough to turn
her. The wheel will be operating on twelve liters per
second when fully functional.
The drift from side to side is only one inch.

Above: The first snows of winter give the
village a three inch covering.

Above: The team start to construct the aqueduct base.

Above: The first of the three meter base boards are hauled
in to position on the main aqueduct supports.

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