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WANNAMAKER MILL PHOTOS
16-Chain sprocket gear provides power to the upper horizontal drive axel which supports two large bevel gears and other drive gears and pulley wheels.
17-Large 5' main drive gear which was mounted on the Fitz wheel shaft being removed. 18-Five foot diameter main drive gear.
19. Another large gear which was also on upper horizontal drive shaft.20-View of upper drive shaft, shown is second bevel gear.
21-Arrangement of other pulleys and gears on upper horizontal main drive shaft, shaft was driven from the right of photo.
22-Large pulley on right edge of photo was connected by leather belt to another pulley located in the basement of the mill.
23-Large pulley connected by belt to pulley in photo 23. 24-Detail of basement pulley. 25-View of belt connecting both wheels.
26-View of leather belt. Hole broken thru poured concrete wall, indicates this was a later modification.
27/28- Power from the basement pulley may have powered this Sprout-Waldron corn grinding machine.
29-Pulley at opposite end of main drive shaft on south side of building. This pulley provided power by belt to a drive axel and pulleys
located directly above on the first floor.30-Power shaft on first floor, I believe was driven from pulley shown in photo 29.
All photos except #30 courtesy of Phil Jago Construction.