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Gaston's Mill - Milling Equipment

Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County.  Mill Stones, case and hopper.
Mill stones covered with a stone case. You can see the top of the runner stone in the center.
The wooden hopper funnels the grain down into the eye of the mill stones.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County. Mill stones with chute.
Here you can see the chute that accepts the ground grain as it moves from the center to the outside of the stones.
A kernel of grain is said to take 2 1/2 circles to complete the grinding process.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County.  Mill stone and stone case with shoe.
Gaston's Mill houses two sets of burr stones.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County. Crane with bales to raise the runner stone.
This is the bale and arms that are used to raise the runner stone up and turn it over for sharpening.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County.
This is an old rim of a used water wheel.
Sharpening stone to keep the mill pick and other milling tools sharp.
Photograph of a sketch of Gaston's Mill before it was restored.
Hand-carved Wooden Auger that moves the Grain horizontally throughout the Mill
Flour Dresser.
It shakes the ground flour, sifts it and removes any husks or unwanted material.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County. Milling Tools in a display case.
Various tool for the miller arranged in a display case.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County. Bagger
Looks like part of a bagger.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County. Elevators
Elevators that move the grain up through the milling process.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County. Paper bag from the Lardintown Mills for Buckwheat.
Gaston's Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County. Adze Marks on large hand-hewn beam.
Adze marks on large, hand-hewn wooden beams.

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Gastons Mill, Lisbon, Ohio. Columbiana County. Beaver Creek State Park. Adze Marks on Beam. Main Page.
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Gastons Mill, Lisbon, Ohio. Columbiana County. Beaver Creek State Park. Sharpening Stone for Mill Tools. History.
Pictures 1988
Gastons Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County. Beaver Creek State Park. Photo 1988
Equipment
Gastons Mill, Lisbon, Ohio. Columbiana County. Beaver Creek State Park. Mill Stones and Hopper. Milling Equipment
Iron & Wooden Cogs
Gastons Mill, Lisbon, Ohio, Columbiana County. Beaver Creek State Park. Iron Cogs, Wooden Cogs
Exterior
Gastons Mill, Lisbon, Ohio. Columbiana County. Beaver Creek State Park. Water Wheel. Exterior of Mill.
Lock #36
Gastons Mill, Lisbon, Ohio. Columbiana County. Beaver Creek State Park.Ohio and Erie Canal Lock No. 36
Iron Bridge 1909
Gastons Mill, Lisbon, Ohio. Columbiana County. Beaver Creek State Park. Iron Bridge 1909
Covered Bridge
Gastons Mill, Lisbon, Ohio. Columbiana County. Beaver Creek State Park. Thomas J. Malone Bridge
               
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