Scheme of water lifting in the mine.

Description:
The scheme of water lifting in the mine: scooping wheels, installed on trestles on each of the seven levels; every pair of wheels was moved by two slaves, providing the lifting of water with the speed of nearly 85 litres in minute to the height of 3 metres.
Credits:
© Image, text: Slovar’ antichnosti. / Per. s nem. — M.: Progress, 1989 (to article “Gornoe delo”)
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