Not much rain fell around here during September, lowering the Mighty Wappingers Creek and exposing the rubble of the dam at Red Oaks Mill:
We never noticed the stonework along the far bank; it’s usually underwater.
Some smooth water-worn wood and stone:
I’ve always wanted to live in the powerhouse of a small dam. If somebody ever rebuilds this poor thing for low-head hydropower, they’ve got a live-in generator tender…
Searching for “red oaks mill” dam will produce some backstory.
3 thoughts on “Monthly Image: Red Oaks Mill Dam — Low Water in 2014”
Does this mean you have no plans to move out of DCNY?
Only if somebody’s crazy enough to rebuild that dam and let me live in the powerhouse; I’m not laying any money on that!
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