Thursday, June 17, 2004

Biltmore blacksmith keeps equipment in top condition

Biltmore Blacksmith
Biltmore Blacksmith, originally uploaded by mharrsch.
The Vanderbilts maintained an extensive staff on the estate including a blacksmith to keep the farm equipment and structures in good repair. In the mansion, the laundery requirements of the family and staff necessitated a long row of large laundry tubs and washboards in a basement chamber.

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