Flour mills along Brown's Race, Rochester, N.Y., in 1880

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Title

Flour mills along Brown's Race, Rochester, N.Y., in 1880

Description

Brown's Race, a mill-canal built in 1816 on the west side of the Genesee River near the High Halls in Rochester, N.Y., accommodated many mills, including those depicted in this drawing: Whitney Mills (Ferguson and Lewis), Mill "B" (Moseley and Motley), Frankfort Mills (Smith and Sherman), Irving Mills (Stone and Campbell), Mill "A" ( Moseley and Motley), People's Custom Mill (Mertz and Co.), Shawmut Mill (Whitney and Wilson), and Washington Mill (Hinds and Co.).

Creator

Unknown

Publisher

Rochester, N.Y.: Rochester Historical Society

Date

1880?

Source

Motley, Maude. "The Romance of Milling: With Rochester the Flour City." Centennial History of Rochester, New York. Ed. Edward R. Foreman. Rochester, N.Y.: Rochester Historical Society, 1931. 141-231. Print.

Format

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Type

Still Image

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Original Format

Drawing, black and white

Physical Dimensions

6.87 x 2.21 in.