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Title Cane Mill and evaporating pan
Date August 21, 1957
Description Image of a cane mill and evaporating pan in the Mabry Mill area near milepost 176.1, section 1T of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The contraption behind the interpretive sign is a cane mill. The cane mill was designed to be powered by a horse or mule which is hitched to the pole. The animal then walks in a circle turning the mill. To the right front of the mill is an evaporating pan. The pan is divided into several compartments. Behind the cane mill is a large field. An unidentified structure can be seen in the far background of the image on the left. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by Earl W. Estes on August 21, 1957.
Location Location Name: Mabry Mill (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 176.1
Latitude: 36.75
Longitude: -80.404722
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Arts and crafts
Floyd County (Va.)
Mabry Mill (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway