Grist and flour mills in Ontario: R64-81/1981-53E-PDF

from millstones to rollers, 1780s-1880s /

This study examines the changes made in methods of milling wheat in Ontario grist and flour mills from the 1780s to the 1880s. The author describes the machinery and mill furnishings available during five overlapping periods of technique, and touches on some of the pollitical, economic, social and geographical influences that affected the flour-milling industry--cf. Abstract, p. 6.

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Title Grist and flour mills in Ontario
Subtitle from millstones to rollers, 1780s-1880s /
Series Title History and archaeology ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Historical publication digitized 2017 from print [for Parks Canada]
Date c1981.
Number of Pages 293 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • R64-81/1981-53E-PDF
Subject Terms Agricultural technology, Heritage buildings