Water Wheel Mills: Grist or Lumber

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M.E.S.S. Maker
I'm in the process of trying out a new line of building bricks and in the process came to the realization these would make an excellent foundation for a Water Wheel Grist or Lumber Mill. I did a search on the net for pics and didn't see anything with any great detail.

Does anyone know of a site or a source for photos, sketches or plans for these type of mills?



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M.E.S.S. Maker
Thanks Willis

I've been to both Mills and I'm thinking and leaning more towards the Balmoral Grist Mill but intend to use a bottom fed wheel as opposed to a Over top style due in part because of the water levels in my river beds.

Someone supplied me with the Library of Congress site and I have to admit it is very good for detail, photos and drawings. I just wish we had something like that in Canada... Pity.



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