Old water wheel in Moville.

Download this image

More from this collection

Related by When

Related by Where

Research Help!

Where: Unknown

Try to find the spot where the photographer was standing.

When: Unknown

Try to find the date or year when this image was made.
An old water wheel overgrown and seemingly lost at the rere of a terrace in the town of Moville, Co. Donegal was captured by Mr. French on a cabinet sized slide. It looks like the head of water is escaping off to the side but is that deliberate or due to neglect and decay? I suspect that this is one that is no longer standing!

Photographer: Robert French

Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection

Date: Circa 1865 - 1914

NLI Ref: L_CAB_00618

You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie

Info:

Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons
Views: 7558
robertfrench williamlawrence lawrencecollection lawrencephotographicstudio thelawrencephotographcollection glassnegative nationallibraryofireland waterwheel moville codonegal headrace beach houses terrace ulster corn mill bredagh river

Add Tags
  • profile

    derangedlemur

    • 06/Dec/2019 08:55:06

    goo.gl/maps/uZANQT2bcnL6khCU7

  • profile

    abandoned railways

    • 06/Dec/2019 08:55:42

    map.geohive.ie/mapviewer.html Sluice and Mill behind the Malin ST and Main St junction.

  • profile

    derangedlemur

    • 06/Dec/2019 08:55:42

    OSI: bit.ly/34YYJPW

  • profile

    BeachcomberAustralia

    • 06/Dec/2019 08:58:52

    There's a rusty 'thing' sticking out where (I think) the mill would have been, behind the FIAT garage. Could it be the old wheel spindle? Streetview - goo.gl/maps/WKYPs1g8bio89M519 Edit - WRONG !

  • profile

    derangedlemur

    • 06/Dec/2019 09:04:21

    The outflow looks deliberate from the map; there's no runoff shown inline with the race.

  • profile

    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 06/Dec/2019 11:07:30

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/beachcomberaustralia It looks like it might be too high?

  • profile

    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 06/Dec/2019 11:17:47

    Its very quiet around here today - is everyone getting ready for Christmas lunches and parties? While the Marys just work away here in the basement.

  • profile

    suckindeesel

    • 06/Dec/2019 13:51:13

    It was described as "old" at the time of photo, so was derelict even then. Here's what looks like a "colourised" PC of the similar image L_ROY_01347 for sale on eBay: www.ebay.ie/itm/OLD-WATER-WHEEL-MOVILLE-CO-DONEGAL-IRELAN...

  • profile

    jamica1

    • 06/Dec/2019 18:15:51

    Lovely image

  • profile

    adamm66boss

    • 21/Jan/2020 05:31:22

    I am a Google Certified Digital marketer & SEO Expert with Over 2+ years of experience working on web.facebook.com/srshohag0621 and SEO firms. I take care to make it search engine friendly with the integration of various elements in advance.