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Unusual places to find a mill

Posted one Day ago by Hannah Pomeroy

If asked to picture a mill where roller machinery has been installed, I imagine most people would think either of a large industrial building, or a smaller traditional country mill converted to the roller process. The new ‘Building a Mill’ section on the website covers the process that a potential miller may have gone through trying to build one of these roller mill establishments at the beginning of the 20th century. However, not all roller mill locations followed the principles set out in those articles, in fact some mills were located in more unusual situations.

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