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Otterdale Mill
Carroll Co. | Maryland | USA | 1865
Township: Taneytown District #1 | Watersource: Big Pipe Creek.


Otterdale Mill
Picture: Phil Schmitz July '91 submitted 06/09

This photo, taken in the summer of 1991, shows the edge of the dam and the water inlet, bar screen, and inlet gates.

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 10/10/2007

The mill has lately been used as a turbine powered freezer, locker plant.

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Phil Schmitz Aug '09 Submitted 06/09

Looking upstream on Big Pipe Creek toward the dam.

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Amy McGovern 12/13/2012

Otterdale Mill

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 10/10/2007

A close-up from the last photo showing the stream side of the mill structure.

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 10/10/2007

A closer view of the dam. The mill in the photo above is just to the left of this view.GPS: 39D 36.97'N, 77D 10.02'W 417' elevation

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Amy McGovern 12/13/2012

Inside Otterdale Mill

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Phil Schmitz Aug'09 submitted 06/09

The mill was built in 1865,by J.A. Bostion, according to inscription above the upper door.

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 10/10/2007

A major crack has developed in the upper right corner of the block/frame addition on the downstream end of the mill, not visible on this photo, but is visible in photo #4.

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Amy McGovern 12/13/2012

Belts on the top floor of Otterdale Mill

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Amy McGovern 12/13/2012

Third Floor at Otterdale Mill

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Amy McGovern

Separator at Otterdale Mill 12-13-12

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Amy McGovern

Looking out the top floor window at Otterdale Mill 12-13-12

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Amy McGovern

12-13-12

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Amy McGovern

Big Pipe Creek at Otterdale Mill 12-13-12

Otterdale Mill
Picture: Amy McGovern

Falls Big Pipe Creek at Otterdale Mill 12-13-12

"To everyone who is thirsty, he gives something to drink; to everyone who is hungry, he gives good things to eat."
(Psalm 107:9 CEV)
Directions: From Taneytown, travel southeast on Trevanion Road to a right on Otterdale Mill Road to the mill on the right just after crossing the bridge the over Big Pipe Creek.
 
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