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J.G. Huff Mill / Algood's Mill / Yadkin Valley Mill / Butner Mill
Yadkin Co. | North Carolina | USA | 1879
Township: East Bend Twp. | Watersource: Trib. to Yadkin River.



J.G. Huff Mill / Algood's Mill / Yadkin Valley Mill / Butner Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/08/2012

The machinery in this towering old mill has been restored and the owner grinds a small amount of corn each year.

J.G. Huff Mill / Algood's Mill / Yadkin Valley Mill / Butner Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/08/2012

Nearby is the millerís house with ornate decorative trim.

J.G. Huff Mill / Algood's Mill / Yadkin Valley Mill / Butner Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/08/2012

The large 12-14 foot diameter metal waterwheel is supplied with water by a 2 foot diameter steel penstock.

J.G. Huff Mill / Algood's Mill / Yadkin Valley Mill / Butner Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/08/2012

A differeent angle of the penstock and distribution box above the overshot wheel. Unique, in that the angle of the penstock would cause one to think the wheel would turn in the opposite direction that it does turn.

J.G. Huff Mill / Algood's Mill / Yadkin Valley Mill / Butner Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/08/2012

The mill is located on Butner Mill Road, which turns off Highway 67, and is open only by appointment.

J.G. Huff Mill / Algood's Mill / Yadkin Valley Mill / Butner Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/08/2012

A better view of the long, over 200 feet, penstock that supplies the water of a tributary of the Yadkin River to the wheel.

J.G. Huff Mill / Algood's Mill / Yadkin Valley Mill / Butner Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/08/2012

A millstone used as a step leading to the mill porch.

J.G. Huff Mill / Algood's Mill / Yadkin Valley Mill / Butner Mill
Picture: Robert T. Kinsey 05/08/2012

To see the mill, contact the owner, John Pruett at (336) 699-2252.GPS: 36D 11.37'N, 80D 27.63'W ele. 810'/247 meters Vienna Quadrangle

I love Thee because Thou hast first loved me, And purchased my pardon on Calvary's tree...If ever I loved Thee, my Jesus 'tis now. "My Jesus, I Love Thee" by William R. Featherstone 1842-1878
(From the Nazarene hymnal - Sing to the Lord)
Directions: From Winston Salem, go north on SR 67 about 12 miles toward the village of East Bend. Shortly before coming to East Bend, turn left (south) on Butner Mill Road and go about 1.2 miles to the mill on the right at 2440 Butner Mill Road, East Bend.


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