Roue à aubes de l'Abbaye de Fontanay - Bourgogne, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 47° 38.354 E 004° 23.373
31T E 604373 N 5277139
Quick Description: [FR] Cette roue à aube actionne un marteau qui permettait l’affinage de loupes de fer issues de bas fourneaux. [EN] This water wheel operates a hammer that allowed metal coming from the furnaces to be refined.
Location: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
Date Posted: 8/15/2016 1:02:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMRWZF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
[FR] Ce procédé mécanique, utilisé avant l’invention des hauts fourneaux, a permis une forte augmentation de la productivité.

[EN] This mechanical method, prior to the invention of modern blast furnaces, enabled a strong increase in productivity.
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