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I can't find any information on what these ruins in Newaygo used to be. They are not the remains of the abandoned Rowe Manufacturing Company – those ruins sit alongside the Muskegon River. But these crumblings are back in the woods on Brooks Creek, a tad southeast of the Rowe factory.

Any time I try to Google info, all that comes up is Rowe's. So I'm hoping someone who reads this can shed some light on what it once was.

A sawmill?
Water works?
Grain mill?
Another factory or plant?
Old bridge?

Since it's sitting along the creek, I guess a safe assumption would be some kind of mill, or something that required water power. Looking at the photos, it appears that it was quite extensive. So have a look at the gallery below and see if you can figure out what this was – once upon a time.

Unidentified Ruins in Newaygo


Abandoned Native American Boarding School & Asylum, Mount Pleasant

Abandoned Sugar Factory Ruins, Bay City

Abandoned Unknown Mine, Upper Peninsula

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