Harnessing the power of free flowing water using a water wheels played an important part in people’s daily lives for centuries. They were used for everything from milling flour to hammering wrought iron, to bringing water to a mill pond.
I’m not sure what this one in Eatonville was used for, but thanks to the Haynes family for providing the image.
Image courtesy of the Haynes family.
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