North Granby Series

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208 Salmon Brook St
Granby, Hartford County 06035

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Let's take a closer look at managing the millpond level. As mentioned, a heavy day of milling grains would lower the pond level, requiring suspension of operations until the east branch of Salmon Brook replenished the pond. With the new bridge and concrete dam, the mill was inoperable, so other controls were used to lower the pond level for periodic overgrowth clearing.