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Charcoal Burners | History of SC Slide Collection
Charcoal Burners | History of SC Slide Collection

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Charcoal burners, near the Francis Marion National Forest. The photograph of the charcoal operation of Mr. J.W. Litchfield near the Rotten Egg Savannah Road, "shows practically the complete operation...
Water Power | History of SC Slide Collection
Water Power | History of SC Slide Collection

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Water power was an important resource for early industry in South Carolina. This mill south of Columbia created a mill pond where the state fair grounds are now located. The presence of the mill and...
Falling Water | History of SC Slide Collection
Falling Water | History of SC Slide Collection

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Falling water remained an important source of power for the growing textile industry in South Carolina in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Here the Saluda River Dam in Greenville harnesses the...