Historic Rikard's Mill is a truly historic site near Beatrice, Alabama
Built by Jacob Rikard about 1840, it is a working grist mill. Run by the power of water from Flat Creek that runs under it, the mill has been grinding corn into meal and grits ever since.
Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer.
Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
Gift; George F. Landegger; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:090).
Forms part of the George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.