Milling journals of the past. Australian flour mills: Messrs W Webb & Co’s New Roller Flour Mill, Sandhurst, Victoria

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    Cookson, Mildred M [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2020 January

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Flour milling
    Wind & watermills > Rest of the World (not Europe) > Oceania


    Scope & contentThere were few mills in Australia better known than the one described in The Miller of November 5th, 1888. It was situated in the main street and close to the shaft of the numerous gold mines in Sandhurst, so making it an object of interest to the numerous visitors to this “Golden City of Victoria”.

    Few could visit Sandhurst without noticing the fine building. The layout of the mill, as seen in the illustrations, gives some idea of the arrangement of the machinery inside the mill; the engraving of the exterior, which was done from a photograph, shows the appearance of the building from the outside, although this apparently did not do full justice to the mill... Read more.


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