The Steam-Powered Sawmill

A steam-powered sawmill was built in London, England in 1663. Sawyers who feared unemployment, rioted at its introduction.
Continue reading

Water powered sawmill used in marble cutting

Gallic born latin poet by the name of Decimus Magnus Ausonious, described a stone cutting water powered mill in his lyric poem about the Mosella (Moselle) river in Gaul (now France), written circa 360. Continue reading