The Mill

 

January 9, 2019

I recently was asked about this building when I was up at Penrose Library reading the old newspapers. Since we have had a typically cold winter I thought I would tell this story again.

I have done many articles on the industrial side of Fountain. Many years ago I learned of the big flour mill that stood about where City Hall now stands. I recently discovered the story about its final destruction. It suffered damage in several fires over the years, but in 1934 it was burned down completely.

It was a cold February night when a fire started in L. M. Moser's grain mill. At ten in the evening a...



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