Milling journals of the past. James Dalton’s New Roller Mills at Orange, NSW (Hind and Lund system)

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    Cookson, Mildred M [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2021 April

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Flour milling > Commercial millers


    Scope & contentThe MILLER July 4th 1892 reported that Easter Monday that year was a memorable day in the town of Orange, New South Wales, as it witnessed the starting up of the new roller mill of Mr. James Dalton. Dalton was already a well-known Australian miller and had watched the erection of his mill for the previous twelve months.

    The opening ceremony was carried out by James’ daughters. The two Miss Daltons turned on the feed and the mill began operating. At the reception which followed, an elaborate lunch for 400 people, James Dalton told his guests the day was also special for him too as it marked the day that 26 years earlier, he had started the old millstone mill... Read more.


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