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Fussel ironworks 1
05-Aug-2012 chris morton

Fussel ironworks 1

one of the few still recognisable small water wheels from an industrial site which employed upto 250 men during the C18th & early C19th making 'edge' tools, ie sharp agricultural almost entirely by water power
http://www.fussells.org/ironworkspamphlet.pdf

Nikon D7000 ,Nikkor AF-S DX 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
0.7s f/5.6 at 42.0mm iso200 (and a fair bit of rain to provide that subtle out-of-focus look!) full exif

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Tom Munson07-Aug-2012 15:10
Interesting image and commentary!
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