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Flour Mill, Mount Barker
Title : Flour Mill, Mount Barker Flour Mill, Mount Barker
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Creator : Sweet, Samuel White, photographer
Date of creation : ca. 1872
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 149 x 207 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

J Dunn & Co.'s Flour Mill, horsedrawn and bullock wagons loading and unloading wheat sacks.

John Dunn's mill opened at Mount Barker in the Mount Lofty Ranges in 1844 and was the first steam-powered flour mill in the colony outside of Adelaide. During its 50 years of operation 532,053 bags of wheat were deposited at the mill, producing 425,648 bags of flour.
Related names :

J Dunn & Co.

Period : 1852-1883
Place : Mount Barker
Region : Mt Lofty Ranges and Eastern Plain
Further reading :

'An historic mill: John Dunn & Co.'s jubliee', The South Australian chronicle, 4 August 1894, p. 9, col. c

Then and now, photographic Mount Barker , Mount Barker, SA : Mount Barker and District Branch of the National Trust of South Australia, 2001



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