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The Mexican mill

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The Mexican Mill The Arrastre, or Mexican Mill, operated through power from an overshot water wheel. This power was transmitted through a rack and pinion to four rotating arms. Large granite boulders chained to the arms crushed the ore.



The Mexican mill
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