6-Inch Grain Grinder
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 42.844 W 111° 50.391
12S E 428012 N 4396359
Quick Description: This piece of Old Agricultural Equipment is on display at a residence in Nephi, Utah.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 9/7/2013 8:40:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ16R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Views: 3

Long Description:
This grinder has a 6-inch stone and most likely was used to grind wheat into flour. It was driven by a belt from another power source via the wide pulley at one end. The Mormon religion stresses self-sufficiency and many people in this area, not just farmers, still grind their own flour, even if they don't grow the grain.
Use or Purpose of Equipment: Grinding grain

Approximate age: 90 years

Manufacturer and model: McCormick-Deering International Harvester

Still in Use?: No

Private Residence

Fee for Access: no

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