Locations of destroyed houses and buildings; Alfred I. du Pont's attempt to build a small steam engine; Floods on the Brandywine; Rokeby Mill fire; Belonging to the Mount Vernon Club; Fire in the hall of records; Looking at photographs
Partial Transcript: "These shutters here belonged to Lawless'..." "The biggest flood I saw must have been about 1906."
Synopsis: Flanigan talks about destroyed buildings near the site of Lawless' tavern. The interviewers show him more images of wagons. He talks about their purpose and sending and receiving deliveries from the powder yards. He talks about Alfred I. du Pont's attempts to use a small steam engine to haul wagons around the powder yards. Flanigan talks about flooding on the Brandywine Creek and about seeing Rokeby Mill burn down. Flanigan says that he belonged to the Mount Vernon Club, which met in Breck's Mill. He says that he saw the Hall of Records (Pulp Keg Mill) burn down, despite being a fireproof building. Flanigan attempts to identify people in photographs. He says that he worked as a wagoner for about eight years.
Keywords: Brandywine Creek; Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irenee), 1864-1935; Floods; Freshets; Hagley Community House (Breck's Mill); Hall of Records; Houses; Lawless' tavern; Mount Vernon Club; Narrow gauge railroad; Photographs; Pulp Keg Mill; Rokeby Mill; Steam engines; Wagoners; Wagons; Walker's Mill