Ganzel & Wulff: the quest for American milling secrets

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    Authors & editors

    Ogden, Derek [Author]
    Bost, Gerald [Author]
    Ganzel, Carl Friedrich [Author]
    Wulff, Friedrich [Author]

    Publisher TIMS
    Year of publication 2010

    English (main text)

    Medium Book
    SeriesBibliotheca Molinologica
    No. in series20

    Energy & power > Development of technology
    Cereal processes > Flour milling > Millstone milling


    Scope & contentAn 1832 publication describing the journey of engineers Carl Friedrich Ganzel and Friedrich Wulff around the United States, where they documented the mills they visited and how they were used to produce export quality flour.

    The volume includes translations of original 19th century Prussian documents alongside modern commentary. Contains travel details by both Wulff and Ganzel, descriptions and uses of the machinery in American flour mills and information of different types of grain.
    Includes descriptions of specific 19th century mills such as The Flour Mill in Mewe, West Prussia and The Rother Mill in Bromberg. Also contains illustrations and maps of mill machinery and locations.

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    Accession no. 22621

    • Shelf location: F408-OGD
    • Notes: Based on 1832 publication "Contribution to the understanding of American mills and flour production" translated from the German