Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Water-wheel construction
Date July 1942
Description Image of a water wheel under construction in the Mabry Mill area near milepost 176.1, section 1T of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The photograph shows the arms for the water wheel. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by Kenneth McCarter in July of 1942.
Location Location Name: Mabry Mill (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 176.1
Latitude: 36.75
Longitude: -80.404722
Creator Individual Kenneth McCarter
Tags Bodies of water
Floyd County (Va.)
Mabry Mill (Va.)
Water mills
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway