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Jun 2007

The Millstones of Barbegal

Publication: Civil Engineering Magazine Archive
Volume 77, Issue 6

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Relics discovered at an ancient Roman flour mill in southern France suggest that the site was used to test various designs of millstones that could take advantage of the increased power of hydraulically driven mills.

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Civil Engineering Magazine Archive
Volume 77Issue 6June 2007
Pages: 62 - 67

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Published in print: Jun 2007
Published online: Jan 1, 2016

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Pillip J. Wolfram, S.M.ASCE
President Wright Water Engineers, Denver
Intern Wright Water Engineers, Denver

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