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Video Tour: Steam-powered La Esperanza Sugar Mill at West Point Foundry

2/10/2016 • Videos

(Img: Historic American Buildings Survey/Library of Congress) Built at West Point Foundry in 1861, the La Esperanza sugar mill consists of a steam engine, reduction gears, and a mill. The machine is still located at its plantation, the Hacienda La Esperanza, in Puerto Rico, and is a technological relic.

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