Thursday, December 8, 2011

Linney's Mill

Linney's Mill in Union Grove, North Carolina is a working water powered grist mill producing stone ground corn meal and grits daily. Run bBilly "Smiley" Linney, the mill was built by his grandfather W.L. Linney in 1937 on Rocky Creek, north of Statesville, and was run by his father William beginning in 1954. Mills have stood on the site since 1790.

(Photographs copyright 2011 by Dan Routh)

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