Patent Model - Improved Reacting Water-Wheel

Maker and role
George Pittock, Patentee
John Stott, Patentee
Galen Richmond, Patentee
Production date
May 13 1856
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Object detail

Cast iron, steel, brass
12 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 12" (31.8 x 26.7 x 30.5cm)
Pittock, Stott, and Richmond's patented improvement "consists of a pair of reacting or turbine wheels placed one over the other, moving in opposite directions, and geared together so that their combined operation may impel one common shaft passing through the centers of both wheels." (Patent Number 14,882)
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