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Front view, McAden Mill No. 2, McAdenville, North Carolina

McAden Mill No. 2 (McAdenville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front view, McAden Mill No. 2, McAdenville, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Mills and mill-work
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 3 x 5 in.
Item identifier:
bh0123p02
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
McAdenville (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:
McAdenville
State:
North Carolina
Architectural note:
The mill features a one story castle-like form with a crenelated cornice and turreted round towers.
Historical note:
The mill was the first in the state, and possibly in the south, to use electric lights. Thomas Edison is said to have installed the generator in 1882.
Location:
McAdenville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Mills and mill-work
Industrial buildings
Electricity
Towers (Building divisions)
Turrets
Cornices
Electric generators
Battlements
Historic buildings

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