Headraces

Headraces (HMFXJ)

Location: Elverson, PA 19520 Berks County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 12.331', W 75° 46.455'

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Powering the water wheel

Ahead of you is a large wooden trough called a flume, part of the west headrace. Water from surrounding Hopewell land flowed down this flume and spilled into buckets on the water wheel, providing a reliable source of water to power the blast machinery.
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HM NumberHMFXJ
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Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 5:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 434108 N 4450855
Decimal Degrees40.20551667, -75.77425000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 12.331', W 75° 46.455'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 12' 19.86" N, 75° 46' 27.30" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-8 Clement Brook Ln, Elverson PA 19520, US
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