a horse mill is a mill, sometimes used in conjunction with a watermill or windmill, that uses a horse engine as the power source. any milling process can be powered in this way, but the most frequent use of animal power in horse mills was for grinding grain and pumping water. other animal engines for powering mills are powered by dogs, donkeys, oxen or camels.
the national machine tool builders association now called the association for manufacturing technology defined a steep taper that is commonly used on milling machines. the taper is variously referred to as nmtb, nmt or nt. the taper is 3.500 inches per foot and is also referred to as '7 in 24' or 7/24; the computed angle is 16.5943 degrees.
ponca city milling company elevator, also known as the robin hood elevator, is a grain elevator located at 114 west central avenue in ponca city, oklahoma. the now vacant milling complex, once owned and operated by the donahoe family, consists of an office, flour storage area, flour mill, grain elevator, and cylindrical grain storage bins.
the biddeford–saco mills historic district encompasses the historic mill complex that flanks both sides of the saco river in biddeford and saco, maine.it covers 38 acres 15 ha of property adjacent to both cities' downtown areas which has seen industrial uses since the 18th century, and presently contains a collection of well-preserved 19th and early-20th century industrial buildings.
sope creek ruins are located at the intersection of paper mill road and sope creek in cobb county, georgia and are old industrial ruins.these ruins are the remnants of a larger manufacturing complex which drew on the waterpower that the creek produced. during the period 1850 to 1940, a succession of enterprises, from a fully integrated paper mill, twine plant, flour mill and hydroelectric .