Milling journals of the past. MilIsidoro Onos’ Roller Mill at Sant Martí de Provençals, Barcelona (Turner’s System)

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    Cookson, Mildred M [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2017 November

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Flour milling > Commercial millers


    Scope & contentIn 1895 Barcelona, besides being the leading mercantile centre of Spain, was also the principal milling centre. The suburb of Sant Martí de Provençals featured many substantial mills, not the least striking of which was the “handsome building” erected to Turners’ design, for Isidoro Onos. Described in detail in the June 3, 1895 issue of The Miller, the complete roller plant had a design capacity of 30,000 kilos per diem. The mill building proper was a substantial three-storey erection, 22 and a half metres long by five metres wide, with an engine house, five metres wide by 13 metres long, added to one end, with a boiler house adjoining. The building was built with ample expansion room should trade justify such a course…Read more.


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