We are in process of complete reconstruction of a Joshua Hendy “2000 Pound” stamp mill.
First phase of construction is complete with new concrete foundation poured, “battery” box in place and new timbers awaiting layout work, drilling, and being put in place.
First of the four main corner support beams being lifted into place.
All four main corner posts in place awaiting overhead hardware.
We now have all the major hardware in place, the “Bull Wheel”, the main shaft with cams and stamps with tappets.
View as you first approach mill from other displays.
View from front of mill where catch table will be placed.
View of steps to platforms where operator will “step” the stamps and where worker will move ore from ore cart to feed the stamps.
View from museum porch.
Next phase(s) are to get ore catch table in place and get ore car and tracks in place and power to stamps.
When reconstruction is complete it will be a fully functioning exhibit.