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Title Water-wheel construction
Title Note Segment wheel arms in place. Note taper. (Used in McCarter Report of Mabry Mill)
Date June 1942
Description Image of the Mabry Mill water-wheel mid-construction near milepost 176.1, section 1T of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image shows the water-wheel shaft attached to the mill with the wheel arms in place. The shaft end not attached to the mill is exposed and sitting atop a stack of lumber blocks and stones. The Mabry Mill pond is visible in the background. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by Kenneth McCarter in June 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