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Black Rock Mill

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 29 October 2019 in Architecture.

Black Rock Mill along Seneca Creek was built in 1815 and was active until 1920. It was put out of business by a larger mill that was constructed close by. The building was abandoned and over time the roof caved in. It was taken over by the Montgomery County Historical Society in 2002. The outer walls were shored up. It is still missing the roof.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

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jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Une belle bâtisse
JP

29 Oct 2019 6:14am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

More than a touch of haunting to this . . I'd stay away at night !

29 Oct 2019 6:47am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Elle est jolie cette bâtisse, et si j'ai bien compris, son toit ne devrait plus tarder à retrouver sa place.
Bonne journée Elaine

29 Oct 2019 7:19am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

A very romantic place,

29 Oct 2019 8:33am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

I do hope that this excellent building will be fully restored. It really does need a roof to help protect the rest of the structure. 5*

29 Oct 2019 8:38am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Un beau paysage

29 Oct 2019 10:01am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

what lovely colour and textures

29 Oct 2019 11:08am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Interesting information about this building without a roof accompanied by a beautiful and clear photo.

29 Oct 2019 11:09am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

very beautiful !!

29 Oct 2019 12:03pm

Rose from United States

This is a beautiful scene....love the mill.

29 Oct 2019 12:56pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition in the trees .

29 Oct 2019 1:00pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautifully composed. The light here is gorgeous.

29 Oct 2019 1:57pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Aw!! Looks pathetic without a roof..Hope it will get one soon.Looks beautiful standing among the trees !
A lovely photograph!!

29 Oct 2019 3:13pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

oh, my, having the roof off like that is sad, but makes for such a beautiful image

29 Oct 2019 3:40pm

Gérard Flayol from Allauch, France

Fortunately it is prograssively restored because it is superb in this beautiful forest.

29 Oct 2019 3:47pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe bâtisse en bord d'eau dans la végétation
Belle soirée
Nicou

29 Oct 2019 4:33pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

agréable lieu

29 Oct 2019 5:04pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A splendid view with the foliage that appears to glow in the warm sunlight!! Thank you for the background information.

29 Oct 2019 5:16pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It looks to be a beautiful stone building. I hope they get a roof on it soon.

29 Oct 2019 6:55pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

a fine historical landscape. the missing roof is evident.

29 Oct 2019 11:47pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

It seems being put out of business by a larger enterprise is nothing new.

2 Nov 2019 10:20am