Photo 29-RGR-16

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This is frame #14 looking in the opposite direction, east towards Waynesburg. Pictured here is Rees' Mill. The Mill building is on the right side of the frame, on the bank of Brown's Creek. The brick house, overshadowed by a very tall evergreen tree, is believed to have been built in the 1840s by John Dripps Rees (1819-1866) who was the miller at that time. He was succeeded by his son, John Throckmorton Reese (1847-1915) who built the mill that you see here, the first one having been destroyed by floodwaters in 1902.
All of the structures that you see here were destroyed by the Monongahela Railroad in the 1980s.

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