Millstone can be raised and lowered by screws to accommodate change in river levels. Boards attached to beam S, which can be raised or lowered, modulate the river's force through the mill.
Mechanics: undershot waterwheel; winch; spur gear and lantern; lantern and crown gear.
Ramelli, Agostino. “Plate 117: Grain Mill Powered by River Current.” In Le Diverse Et Artificiose Machine Del Capitano Agostino Ramelli. Paris, France, 1588. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/4t64gn32k.
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