Posts Tagged ‘Water Powered Mill’

Here’s another addition to the water-powered mill series.

This is the Mingus Mill, an 1886 cast iron water turbine mill located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, near Cherokee, NC.

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There will be plenty more coming…


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I just posted a three-part video I shot while visiting Mackinac State Historic Parks’ “Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park”, in Mackinaw City, MI, this past weekend.

I can write a book about it, but a video (or three) is worth a thousand words, or more.


Episode 1- Visual Overview of the Mill (inside and out)

Episode 2- Some area history and a demonstration of the mill in action

Episode 3- End of the demo and some insight from the sawyer

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