power was key to the success of nineteenth century industry in Essex County,
New York. Three turbines from a sawmill in Lewis have been moved to an exhibit
on the front lawn of the Adirondack History Center Museum in Elizabethtown. An
interpretive exhibit describes the Jonval type turbines, a later reaction turbine
and an experimental wheel. These turbines are examples of innovation in turbine
design and rapid changes in waterpower technology.
Essex County Historical Society. For more information, call 518.873.6466.
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