Adventures while walking about Auburn, Alabama and its environs...
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3 October 2020
Pepperell MillThe below photograph shows all that remains of what was once a giant textile mill along 1st Avenue in Opelika. The smokestack and water tower, along with a small abandoned building, sit alone in a huge grassy plain just north of the railroad tracks.
I couldn't resist investigating the old ruins, and I took a few videos of my exploration:
Next are some pictures I took almost exactly five years ago of the same area. The mill had been demolished at that point, but the slow process of removing the debris had only just begun:
And, finally, one last present-day shot of the smokestack:
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