Milling journals of the past. The Isaac Harter Company Fostoria, Ohio

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    Cookson, Mildred M [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2018

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Flour milling > Commercial millers

    Scope & contentWe are particularly proud of our collection of ‘The Weekly Northwestern Miller’. An American journal first published in 1873. You may have noticed the attractive covers the magazine used during the 1920s, so enticingly displayed in the series of advertisements in Milling and Grain. Not only does the publication give us valuable insight into the development of milling in the USA, it features many accounts from around the world. This month I have chosen to précis an article from December 30, 1898, on the Isaac Harter Company Fostoria, Ohio.

    The company had just commissioned a new mill with a capacity of 2,000 barrels, making it one of the largest winter wheat mills in the country. Once the decision had been taken, the contract was given to the Edward P Allis Company of Milwaukee to be built on the Universal Bolter system…Read more.


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