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Title Kapps Mill Water Wheel
Description Kapps Mill Waterwheel, picture taken around 1970 or 1975. Information on the back of the picture says that levers controlled the flow of water (water gates) to "flutle" wheel. Mill race runs beneath the mill. Those levers operated the water gates under the mill at the end of the millrace. They therefore controlled the flow of water to the "flutle wheel."
Subjects Mills
Search Terms Kapps Mill
Mitchell's River
Classification Mills
Year Range from 1970.0
Year Range to 1975.0
Collection Minick Collection
Condition Good
Print size 3 1/2" x 5"
Catalog Number 2001.1.1157
Provenance This item was part of the personal collection of local historian Ruth Minick. It was donated to the Surry County Historical Society at the time of her death in 2001.
Credit line Courtesy of Surry County Historical Society
Custom Field 13 0.0