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Warm Springs in Bath County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Overshoot Wheel

 
 
Overshoot Wheel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Overshoot Wheel Marker
Inscription.  
This waterwheel is known as an overshoot wheel. It is driven by the buckets at the top of the wheel.

Manufactured by the Fitz Waterwheel Co. Hanover Pa.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 38° 2.888′ N, 79° 47.4′ W. Marker is in Warm Springs, Virginia, in Bath County. Marker is on Old Mill Road (Virginia Route 645) south of Old Germantown Road (Virginia Route 692), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 Old Mill Rd, Warm Springs VA 24484, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waterwheel Restaurant Building (here, next to this marker); The Dinwiddie Mantle (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The County Seat of Bath (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Our Fallen Comrades (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away);

The Overshoot Wheel image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
2. The Overshoot Wheel
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Bath County Historical Society Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Johnston (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warm Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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