Hominy Creek Lake and Dam

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Hominy Creek Lake
View of the lake at the Hominy Power plant in West Asheville on Hominy Creek. E.G. Carrier built the first hydroelectric power plant in WNC, which powered the streetcar from the depot to Sulpher Springs Hotel, and provided some power for the City of Asheville. Estimated date 1903-1929. Photo by Caldwell from Pack Library NC collection.

Powerhouse & Dam

Caldwell photo of Asheville Electric Co, Hominy station, power house (left) and dam (right). Bridge at left over Hominy Creek. Copy prints made from original glass plate negative. Estimated date 1915 from Pack Library NC collection.
Flume & Dam
Caldwell photo of the dam for the Hominy Power Plant. Copy prints made from original glass plate negatives. Estimated date 1915 from Pack Library NC collection.



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