Willard Library - Photographs from Battle Creek's History - Mills
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Mills
(SEE ALSO "INDUSTRIES")
 
 
  • Bedford Mill, circa 1910
  • Bedford Grist Mill
  • Bedford Grist Mill
  • Conway Mill site, Seven Mile Creek
  • Cushman Mill water-wheel pit,  1936
  • Gregory's Planing Mill (site)
  • Hart Mills (advertisement), established 1847
  • Jefts and Adams planing mill, 1868
  • Jefts, Greble and Adams Mill at the Main Street bridge (water wheel)
  • Kellogg Mill, view from first mill toward new dam
  • McCamly saw mill (site)
  • McCamly, Sands, Mill site, built 1835
  • Mills on Minges Brook
  • Mills on Minges Brook
  • Mills on Minges Brook
  • Mills on Minges Brook
  • New York Woolen Mill (site), built circa 1846
  • Yards at Rathbun and Kraft mill and lumberyard, 1900
  • Yards at Rathbun and Kraft mill and lumberyard, 1900
  • Office at Rathbun and Kraft mill and lumberyard, 1900
  • St. Mary's Lake -- Early saw mill , built late 1850's
  • St. Mary's Lake, remains of early saw mill 
  • Saw-mill, Harper Creek, 1935
  • Saw-mill, Harper Creek, 1935
  • Saw-mill, Harper Creek, 1935
  • Saw-mill, Harper Creek, 1935
  • Tryabita Cereal Mills, Gull Lake, July 1903
  • Verona Dam at Verona Mills
  • Verona Mills, built 1838
  • Verona Mills
  • Verona Mills
  • Verona Mill, west side
  • Verona Mill, east side
  • Verona Mills; Wagner's Canoe Rental in foreground
  • Flumes of first saw mills, Verona Dam
  • Verona mill dam, looking east
  • Verona Mills near Emmett Street, removed circa 1933
  • Spill race of old Verona Mill
  • Wallace's Woolen Mills on the Battle Creek River
  • Wallace's Woolen Mills
  • Wallace woolen mill site, established 1848
  • View of Ward's Mill on North Jefferson Street 1877
  • Ward Mills, early Battle Creek
  • Ward Mill, circa 1900, where Ward (Capital) Building later stood
  • Ward Mills, 1895 (drawing)
  • Wheelock Flouring Mill, corner Monroe and State
  • Wheelock Flouring Mill in 1900
  • White's Mills site, here in 1872
  • Yorkville site of dam and flour mill, 

  • MILL RACE (DOWNTOWN BATTLE CREEK)

  • Mill Pond, 1897
  • Mill race, near the Battle Creek River
  • Alley view of old mill race, dug circa 1850
  • First grist mill, business district
  • East State Street and Mill Race, site of saw mill
  • Site of first head-gates of first mill-race
  • Gates guarding entrance to mill-race, south end of Monroe Street
  • Headgates of the south mill-race
  • Flood gates of mill-race into the Battle Creek River
  • View of new pond above present dam, 1934
  • Locally manufactured mill wheel

  • View from old mill site west to the cooper shops

    UNIDENTIFIED AND OUTSTATE MILLS

  • View in 1934 of dam that controls Gull Lake
  • View of foundations of mills and house, 1934
  • First flour mill, built 1837
  • Site of old planing mill
  • Early mill (possibly Verona Mills)
  • Old Mill, between Paw Paw and Kalamazoo (postcard)
  • Early area mill, unidentified (1909 postcard)
  • Early cider mill
  • Log chute at early lumber mill
  • Early lumber mill
  • Thomas Mill, Barry County
  • Thomas Mill, Barry County
  • Old saw-mill at Moscow, along Kalamazoo River
  • Old grist mill, Howlandsburg, Kalamazoo County
  • Mill at Howlandsburg, Gull Lake Creek
  • Exterior of old upright sawmill
  • Interior of old upright sawmill