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Mills make the world go round

By Mildred Cookson and Nathanael Hodge

Mills are most well known for grinding corn into flour. However, over the centuries mills powered by wind, water and other power sources have been used for many other types of industry. You can find out more about some of these here:

Paper mills
Gunpowder mills
Fulling mills
Cotton mills: Calico
Woad mills
Whiting mills
Sugar mills