Moving on over

I've combined my blogs, just look at the last post, over at Alchemy of Clay. Trying to have a life outside blogland. Not sure it's going to work....

Friday, June 7, 2013

The dam

Lots of folks in Black Mountain believe in living in a more "natural way" than they used to, back in the cities, or whenever they visit the structures which show great engineering feats.

Here's a slightly more natural kind of dam...earthen that is, rather than concrete.  It does have engineering proclaimed through a sluice gear which can be opened whenever there's flooding upstream in the mountains.  It allows the lake to be drained quite a bit if needed.

There's the control valve.

1 comment:

  1. I like how there's a nice place to sit in the shade!


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