the lucas watermills archaeological sites are two heritage-listed archaeological sites in sydney, new south wales, australia.the sites comprise the remnants of two convict-era watermills, the brisbane mill on the williams creek at creekwood reserve, voyager point and the woronora mill on the woronora river at barden ridge.the original watermills were designed by john lucas and built from 1822 .
jiffy is a brand of baking mixes marketed by the chelsea milling company in chelsea, michigan, that has been producing mixes since 1930. the company was previously named chelsea roller mill. they are known for their products being packaged in a recognizable, small box with the brand's logo in blue.
a narrow single roller was necessary to expel the seeds from the cotton without crushing the seeds. the design was similar to that of a mealing stone, which was used to grind grain. the early history of the cotton gin is ambiguous, because archeologists likely mistook the cotton gin's parts for other tools.
west kingsdown windmill is a grade ii listed smock mill in west kingsdown, kent, england, that was built in the early nineteenth century at farningham and moved to west kingsdown in 1880. it is the survivor of a pair of windmills.
the medway and its tributaries and sub-tributaries have been used for over 1,150 years as a source of power. there are over two hundred sites where the use of water power is known. these uses included corn milling, fulling, paper making, iron smelting, pumping water, making gunpowder, vegetable oil extraction, and electricity generation.today, there is just one watermill working for trade.
clarence mills was joseph rank's second purpose-built roller mill in the city, but was the first mill purposely designed to serve modern flour-milling methods. it was constructed beside the dock to allow for imported grain to arrive directly from ship. later warehouse additions were built throughout the 1950s and 1960s around a central yard .
in 1898, the mill was sold to another company which then went bankrupt in 1906. john d. grimes, a businessman from nearby davidson county who established the first roller mill in north carolina in lexington in 1879, bought the mill after its bankruptcy for $4,000. by that time, the mill's original three floors had an additional expanded area of .
the cloth is extended or retracted by a rod and lever system, and connected with a shutter bar on each sail. adjustment of the roller reefing sail can be made without stopping the mill. this type of sail was popular in yorkshire, although the only remaining mill with roller reefing sails intact is ballycopeland windmill in northern ireland.