Metamora Mill, Indiana
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Metamora Mill - Wooden Water Wheel & Sluice Gate

Metamora Mill, Indiana.  Wooden Water Wheel

The waters from the Whitewater Canal hit the undershot water wheel and the energy from the drive shaft is transferred to the milling equipment from the power house located in the basement.
Photographed March 2012
Metamora Mill, Indiana.  Wooden Water Wheel
Undershot Water Wheel
Metamora Mill, Indiana.  Wooden Water Wheel
Metamora Mill, Indiana.  Wooden Water Wheel
The undershot water wheel at Metamora Mill, Indiana is located in Lock #25 of the Whitewater Canal. Previously the mill used a Leffel Turbine to power the milling equipment. The Indiana State Museum took possession of this canal, aquaduct and mill site in 1945. Subsequently, the historic Metamora site has been upgraded, improved and now the canal functions with visitors on the canal boats and the mill authentically grinds corn and sells it to customers.
Metamora Mill, Indiana.  Sluice Gate
The wheel turns the sluice gate.
The sluice gate opens the waters from the Whitewater Canal.
The water then hits against the undershot water wheel which in turn powers the main drive shaft.

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Metamora Mill, Metamora, Indiana
Metamora
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Mill Exterior
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History
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First Floor
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Power House
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Wooden Water Wheel
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Sluice Gate
Metamora Mill, Indiana.  Wooden Water Wheel, Sluice Gate.
Display Turbine, Drive Shafts & Iron Cogs
Metamora Mill, Indiana. Leffel Turbine, Drive Shafts, Iron Cogs.
Mill Stones
Metamora Mill, Indiana. Mill Stones.
Functioning Covered Bridge Aqueduct
Metamora Mill, Indiana. Covered Bridge Aquaduct.


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