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I live in the area of Mingus Mill so I enjoy taking pictures of the building, flume and millrace.
It is open 12 months a year but the actual season is that the building opens in April and closes after Thanksgiving. During that time there...More
A visit to Great Smokie Mountains National Park is a must. We stopped at Mingus Mill. It is an old grist mill dating back to the 1800s. It works off a sluice system, not a water wheel. The original equipment for grinding and separating the...More
This historic mill is powered by a stack of water pressure, rather than the water wheels you might associate with old mills. The long race way is hypnotic to watch. Go underneath and inside the mill to really appreciate the mechanics that are involved. We...More
We learned so much at this mill. We got to see the mill in operation and watch as the helpful staff changed the course of the flow of water. We spent an hour or more here. A must do during hours of operation
Though it could use some repairs, this old mill shows you how grain was ground in the past. Without electricity. The diversion and waterway are pretty intact. The old mill house is in marvellous condition. Just great
This was a great mill to see in action. The person working in there was so informative and really educated us on the history of the mill and the workings of it. It's impressive how it works and that it still works all these years...More