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Milling

Title: Roller Mills Being Operated
Type: Photograph
Date: no date
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This photograph shows the interior of the first Washburn "A" Mill and the roller mills that were used for grinding flour.

Roller Mills Being Operated

Activities:

  1. What kinds of dangers might workers face while using the machinery in the picture?



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  2. How would the clothing worn by the workers in the picture be appropriate for their job safety?



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  3. What do you think the tubes (called spouts) attached to the top of the roller machines are for?



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  4. What might you guess from the fact that only one worker is in the photo?



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