Saturday, July 27, 2019

Historical Technology Books: The Hug water wheel patented in the United States and foreign countries (1901) - 21 in a series

Technology isn't just computers, networks and phones. Technology has always been part of the human experience. All of our ancestors have looked for ways to help them survive and do less work for more gain. Archive.org has a host of old technology books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. Many of the technologies discussed within these books are being put to use again these days in the back to the land" and homesteading movements. You might even find something that could address one of your own garden or farm issues but has been lost to time and history. Enjoy! --Douglas

Historical Technology Books: The Hug water wheel patented in the United States and foreign countries (1901) - 21 in a series
 

THE HUG WATER WHEEL

Is of the well-known "Tangential Impulse" type, but by reason of its excellence of design and workmanship, it has proven itself far superior, not only under the carefully arranged provisions of an efficiency test, but also under the trying and widely varying conditions met with in practical service.

The following features are peculiar to this wheel, and serve to distinguish it from all others of its class;

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