Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title Flume construction
Date August 1942
Description Image of a flume under construction in the Mabry Mill area near milepost 176.1, section 1T of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The photograph shows the head race towards the Blacksmith shop. Two cabins and a ladder can also be seen in the photograph. Image taken the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by Kenneth McCarter in August of 1942.
Location Location Name: Mabry Mill (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 176.1
Latitude: 36.75
Longitude: -80.404722
Creator Individual Kenneth McCarter
Tags Blacksmiths
Construction equipment
Floyd County (Va.)
Mabry Mill (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway