Clay mill John Smeaton
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Sectional elevation [top] and plan [bottom] of the stampers for a clay mill at Carron, Dunipace, Scotland, with the waterwheel on the right [as viewed] of the tumbling shaft in each. In a scale of 1:24 inches per foot.
Inscribed ‘Upright of the stampers for the clay mill at Carron Plan of the stampers, of the barrel and tumbling shaft of the clay mill at Carron’
Original drawing from Designs by the late John Smeaton made on various occasions in the course of his employment as a Civil Engineer from the year 175[?] to 179[?], Volume 2. Containing Designs for Mills and Hydraulic Engines. Collected and arranged by John Farey, 1821.
John Smeaton (1724-1792) was a British civil engineer, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1753.
John Farey (1766-1826) was a British geologist and surveyor, he worked on the published reports of John Smeaton’s work between 1809 and 1812.
- Image reference: RS-17787
- ©The Royal Society
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