Drax Hall water wheel

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Title

Drax Hall water wheel

Description

Ruins of the water-wheel on the Drax Hall Estate that was founded in 1669 by William Drax. The water-wheel was used to provide power to turn on the sugar mill rollers in the sugar manufacturing process.

Subject

Drax Hall (St. Ann, Jamaica); Water-wheels; Sugar plantations; Sugar trade

Creator

(Radcliffe Morgan (National Library of Jamaica)

Date

9-Feb-12

Source

NLJ Born-Digital Images Collection

Identifier

D0004340

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Collection

Citation

(Radcliffe Morgan (National Library of Jamaica), “Drax Hall water wheel,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed May 30, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/2947.