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Anybody know what it is for
· Date: Thu October 12, 2017 · Views: 37 · Filesize: 599.4kb · Dimensions: 1024 x 683 ·
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Tiger1

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Fri October 13, 2017 6:14am

Looks like an Archimedes Screw used for raising water to a higher level.
Alternatively, I could wrong. will have to consult "Her indoors"x

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stanacko
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Fri October 13, 2017 6:27am

yes its a Archimedes Screw invented by ancient Greek scientist Archimedes used to lift water from low lying areas.
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Fri October 13, 2017 8:06am

Thank you both thats appreciated cheers

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Fri October 13, 2017 3:27pm

We saw that too!

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