Taylor Water Wheel

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Comments (3)

Steven Spring on July 26, 2009

Taylor Overshot Waterwheel at Idaho Springs, CO, alongside I-70 in a roadside park. Placed in the park to commemorate the use of water power in the processing of gold at the gold mines in the area.

fgbouman on July 9, 2010

Fifty plus years ago the waterwheel was much more accessible. At that time it was great sport to get inside of it like squirrels in a cage and get it rotating quickly enough that the inertia would carry us on a complete 360 degree ride around it. We we didn't get killed I'll never understand.

Warner Athey on November 28, 2014

Very interesting picture of the water wheel. Thanks Steven

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 24, 2009
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    by Steven Spring
    • Camera: NIKON E5400
    • Taken on 2004/06/03 19:55:30
    • Exposure: 0.028s
    • Focal Length: 6.50mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.900
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash