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Motor Mill, Elkader, Iowa






Motor Mill, Elkader, IA. 52043

Let's see that mill ...I wonder why folks don't get the history behind these amazing pieces of architecture. I know we have moved forward in technology ...but come on folks these places need to be preserved. Take care of and remembered. I wonder why so many folks of a younger age don't think about where we have come from and know it is meant to be honored and preserved. I wish I could come up with a better word than "preserved" but that is what keeps popping into my mind at the moment of typing up this post. Think of men (I don't believe the ladies did this work, but if they did ... THANK YOU!) did most of the work and it is just amazing. Such history. Thanks, for stopping by today. Hope you are well. Take Care. Beth ( ;

Comments

Ruth Hiebert said…
You are so right. We need to preserve our heritage, even as we move forward.
This N That said…
Love these old stone mills..great architecture.lots of history..some unknown..nice pictures.hope you are staying cool
Linda said…
Mills were high tech in their time. I was told that there was one within three miles of most people, so they could walk there.
Rose said…
I love these old places, too. And am always amazed at how well built they are.
William Kendall said…
Beautiful buildings!
Debbie said…
i agree with you about preserving these old mills and buildings!! funny how we build skyscrapers in new york city but don't recognize the value in these historic buildings. your images are beautiful!!!

and hey, us ladies can do anything a man can do!!!

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