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For a short excursion near Portland check out the Cedar

Apr 10 2018About 45 minutes north of Portland after a scenic drive through the country you will find the Cedar Creek Grist Mill Built in 1876 the mill was restored to working condition by The Friends of the Cedar Creek Grist Mill in 1989 and is now on the National Register of Historic Places It is a great place for photos with a rushing river scenic foliage and a covered bridge

The Historic Clifton Mill

The Historic Clifton Mill is one of the largest water-powered grist mills still in existence The first mill at this site was built in 1802 by Owen Davis a Revolutionary War soldier and frontiersman miller The mill was built in this location to take advantage of the natural

A Look at Lilliput Lane Cottages

Since its inception Lilliput Lane has been a spectacular success spawning several rival manufacturers of miniature cottages But the company's commitment to detail continues to make it the premiere creator of miniatures and at last count there were over 50 000 members world-wide in the Lilliput Lane

How the Roller Mills Changed the Milling Industry

They tried to increase the number of quarters on the millstone This they discovered could not make a noticeable improvement over the old style of dressing They tried to increase the number of furrows but it did not improve the product output Even with improvements the millstone still was slower grinding than roller mills

The Historic Old Mill of Guilford

A fully operational water-powered 18th century Grist Mill listed in the National Register of Historic Places The Old Mill of Guilford was founded in North Carolina on Beaver Creek in 1767 to grind grain for the early settlers of what is now Guilford County Today the mill continues to produce all-natural stone-ground whole grain foods just as it has for over 240 years The Mill

UrbEx Barrie Utopia Gristmill

Nov 11 2006The Bell Mill sustained some damage when Hurricane Hazel which raged through south and central Ontario on October 14 1954 The hurricane washed the dam away which altered the course of Bear Creek to make the water wheel useless To rebuild the dam was prohibitively expensive so Harold Bell had a diesel engine installed to power the mill

Textile Mill Workers Asbestos Products Exposure Studies

Textile mill workers' exposure to asbestos is largely the result of direct handling of asbestos that was used to produce textiles Exposure to airborne asbestos fibers and asbestos-containing insulation around machinery was a concern for all workers in the mill whether they handled asbestos directly or not

Grist For The Mill

Mar 27 2020They named their business Moore's Flour Mill and put a few ads in the local paper hawking their fresh stone-ground flour cornmeal and 10-grain cereal People ate it up By his 50th birthday he and Charlee decided to sell the business to their sons (who still produce Bob's Red Mill granola out of a Redding plant) and head north to Oregon

Our History

The Old Mill's story began nearly two centuries ago when local farmers with sacks of grain traveled to the newly built gristmill along the Little Pigeon River Those trips to the mill resulted in meal and flour for cooking and they also were opportunities to socialize and build community In

Textile Mills and Daily Life in America

The industrial revolution started in Great Britain in the mid-1700s Textile production was the first great industry created The textile industry in America began in New England during the late 18th century B y 1820 mills had spread south into ia and Kentucky and the first mill

How to Know If Pfaltzgraff Dishes Are Old

The production of Pfaltzgraff stoneware began in 1811 by George Pfaltzgraff a German immigrant who settled in York Pennsylvania He began making salt-glazed jugs and crocks for food storage and later moved on to outdoor items such as flowerpots and animal feeders When consumer needs changed during and after World

Tour the Historic Old Mill

Tour the Historic Old Mill in Pigeon Forge TN Built in 1830 The Old Mill of Pigeon Forge still operates to this day! See how farmers once employed the greatest in 19th century hydropower technology to grind flour and meal Plus learn how pottery and candy was once made by hand Today the Old Mill

Waterwheel

Study how a series of gears in a waterwheel translates a stream's energy to a millstone Before the Industrial Revolution power came from three main sources humans draft animals and water The ingenuity people used in harnessing waterpower can be seen in this medieval-style mill The waterwheel is turned by a stream and is connected to a shaft that leads into the building

An Early 18th Century Grist Mill Filled with Storied

The picturesque stream still spills violently down a rocky incline and disappears in the woods below the mill It flows into the nearby Potomac River The mill was built some time prior to 1739 by Thomas Shepherd the founder of our town Originally it was a two-story structure and the original mill wheel was most likely a wood overshot wheel

How to Know If Pfaltzgraff Dishes Are Old

The production of Pfaltzgraff stoneware began in 1811 by George Pfaltzgraff a German immigrant who settled in York Pennsylvania He began making salt-glazed jugs and crocks for food storage and later moved on to outdoor items such as flowerpots and animal feeders When consumer needs changed during and after World

Our History

The Old Mill's story began nearly two centuries ago when local farmers with sacks of grain traveled to the newly built gristmill along the Little Pigeon River Those trips to the mill resulted in meal and flour for cooking and they also were opportunities to socialize and build community In

Grist from the Mill

Nov 22 2017A year after joining Evins Mill Gary met and fell in love with Kim Terry – a red-headed and some have said hot-headed Evins Mill housekeeper They married at Evins Mill in 2002 and were together until Kim passed away in 2012 Kim came to the relationship with two children Chris Lacey Dotson and they became Gary's children