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Flour Mills, Ipswich.

These mills are situated upon the western extremity of the north side of Ipswich Dock and consist of two separate areas, with a large range of warehouses and silos for grain storage. [1]

1884 The original mill was erected in 1884 and was one of the earliest mills upon the roller system. [2]

1906 A new mill was erected; the machinery in the first mill being completely scrapped and the building turned into a warehouse. Tho capacity of this mill is thirty sacks per hour.[3]

1911 Another mill was erected with a capacity of eighteen sacks per hour.[4]

The engines 460 and 360 indicated horse-power are by Cole, Marchent and Morley, of Bradford.[5]

The two 30ft. by 8ft Lancashire boilers are by Ruston, Proctor and Co of Lincoln.[6]

The Flour milling machinery by E. R. and F. Turner of Ipswich. [7]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1913/08/15
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  7. The Engineer 1913/08/15