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View, Great Falls Mill Ruin, Rockingham, North Carolina

Great Falls Mill Ruin (Rockingham, N.C.)

Item information

Title:
View, Great Falls Mill Ruin, Rockingham, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Mills and mill-work
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 4 x 4-1/2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0142p04
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: Great Falls Manufacturing Company, first owner | Historical Note: The mill was rebuilt on the site occupied by an earlier mill that was burned by Union soldiers in 1865. The structure typifies the industrial architecture of this style and era. The mill ceased operation during the Great Depression and burned in 1972. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Rockingham (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
For questions regarding copyright or permissions, please refer to our Reproduction, Use, Citation, and Copyright page (http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/about).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Built:
Community:
Rockingham
State:
NC
Provenance note:
Great Falls Manufacturing Company, first owner
Historical note:
The mill was rebuilt on the site occupied by an earlier mill that was burned by Union soldiers in 1865. The structure typifies the industrial architecture of this style and era. The mill ceased operation during the Great Depression and burned in 1972. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Rockingham (N.C.)
Subjects:
Cotton mills
Textile mills
Industrial buildings