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CRUSHING WHEEL by Lynden
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Ballarat, Australia
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These two wheels were used in the 1850’s to crush quartz rock to reveal gold that was embedded within. Horses would pull the wheels around a circular channel while workers placed rocks in front of it to be crushed. They are part of the static display at the historic Sovereign Hill township

Canon EOS 50D & EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II, processed with Photomatix & Photoshop

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Lynden is from Geelong, Victoria, Australia and has been a photographer since the 1980’s and producing digital images since 2003.

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