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Pictures of the rebuilt millpond.  RSS feed

 
Elwin Key
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These pics are current day (not when the mill was operational). I rebuilt the dam in 1990, 50 yrs after it was first built by my dad.
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a view of the wooden dam
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view from beside the old waterwheel
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a look across the pond
 
Dale Hodgins
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Elwin, tell us a little more about it. Where is it ? How big is the dam and the pond ? What materials were used ?...

I don't see any emergent plants like cattails and water lilies. Do you actively discourage an emergent zone ?

What sorts of fish and other life does it contain ?

When you build a dam, your work goes a long way since you can lay claim to the dam itself and to the pond that nature shapes as a result.

edit --- I see your other thread relates to this. You may have created this new topic in error when you really wanted it added to the other one. If so, one of the more attractive stewards may fix it for you. Here's the link --- http://www.permies.com/t/30061/hydro/water-wheel-replacement-ideas
 
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