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Farwell's Madison Mills

Farwell's Madison Mills | Book or Pamphlet | Wisconsin Historical Society
Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County, Wisconsin, with a Business Directory, in part, of the Village of Madison. Text reads, in part: "Madison Mills. Erected at the outlet of the Fourth Lake; 50 by 130 feet on the ground and five stories high, with eight run of Burrs, and abundant supply of water. Capacity for storing Thirty Thousand bushels of grain. All the latest Improvements in Milling, Have been introduced into these Mills, and designed for both custom and merchant work." Other headings in the advertisement are: "Saw Mill Attached," "Water Power," and "Farming Lands."
DESCRIPTION
Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County, Wisconsin, with a Business Directory, in part, of the Village of Madison. Text reads, in part: "Madison Mills. Erected at the outlet of the Fourth Lake; 50 by 130 feet on the ground and five stories high, with eight run of Burrs, and abundant supply of water. Capacity for storing Thirty Thousand bushels of grain. All the latest Improvements in Milling, Have been introduced into these Mills, and designed for both custom and merchant work." Other headings in the advertisement are: "Saw Mill Attached," "Water Power," and "Farming Lands."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:38574
Creation Date: 1851
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison, Town of
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Library Collection
Genre:Book or Pamphlet
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:Pam 81- 2284 p. 18
Original Dimensions:6.5 x 9.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Sawmills
Commercial buildings
Engraving
Advertising
Flour mills
Cities and towns
Land companies

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