Farol do Cabo Espichel
Espichel Lighthouse

10. Mecanismo original de rotação
10. Original rotation mechanism

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5 comments so far...

arodes December 16, 2008, 02:17 PM
Parecem os mecanismos de um relógio manual!
Muito interessante :)
ugly December 16, 2008, 09:04 PM
very nice, the beauty of quality :)
Volker December 17, 2008, 08:16 PM
A wonderful piece of mechanic! :-) Looks like new. Do you know how old it is?
MickPt December 19, 2008, 08:16 PM
According to this article from the portuguese navy magazine, this mechanism was installed in the lighthouse around 1886.

I am glad you like it.

Volker December 19, 2008, 11:00 PM
Looks very good for this age. Thanks for the information. :-)
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