March 17, 2013

Brandywine River, Delaware

Photograph by Michael Melford, National Geographic

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The Brandywine River powered American industry in the 19th century. Walker's textile mill joins many others that dot the riverbanks. Upstream, the DuPont Company made gunpowder; other mills produced everything from paper to snuff.

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11 comments
Bodell Cougars
Bodell Cougars

I love this picture. The moving water looks so white.

alejandra munoz
alejandra munoz

I thought it was Brandywine River, The Shire xD

excellent picture

Once again
Once again

so refreshing water i want to put my feet through this water


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