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Hydropower

Title: Flow of Water Through a Turbine Powered Mill
Type: Diagram
Date: no date
Source: Scott F. Anfinson

Description: The Pillsbury "B" Mill used this system to get water to the turbines that would power the mill.

Flow of Water Through a Turbine Powered Mill

Activities:

  1. What do you think the area called "race" is to the left of the diagram?



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  2. What might be the use of the control gate at the top of the diagram?



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  3. The lower left of the diagram shows details of the control gate and a trash rack. What might the trash rack have been used for?



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  4. What do you think the words "tail race" at the lower right of the diagram refer to?



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