Grist mills of early America and today


With recipes using their products; Notes & illustrations of other early mills

A booklet, 32pp., profusely illustrated with b/w photograms, drawings and diagrams.

This booklet focuses on the small neighbourhood grist mills which emerged in America and portrays the role they played in the daily rural living.

Milling beginnings; Early water power; The mills stones; Wheels in many industries; An iron making village; Modernization; A famous old working mill; Wind instead of water; Down East windmills; Little Holland in Michigan; Amish energy; Typical mill history; Barrel stencils; Mountain mills; Mill your own; Folklore and legend; Inland mills; Two centuries of Muddy Creek Mill.


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  • Author(s): Smith, Elmer L
  • Publisher: Applied Arts Publishers
  • Publication year: 1978
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