Homestead Hydro Power: Build Your Own Water-Power Plant

Harness the power of your stream and forget the electric company. This is the first of three installments of the five-part article printed by Popular Science that very concisely sketched out every step for establishing a small water-power plant on a farm or homestead.

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Fitz Water Wheel Co. This 4" impulse wheel, built for war requirements was direct-connected to a small generator. It can be run off an ordinary water faucet. Note the removable nozzle and the tiny bucket, lower right.
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