Lake Flour Mill - Ronan, MT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 47° 31.797 W 114° 07.013
11T E 717005 N 5268087
Quick Description: There are three elevators of varying ages in Ronan, this one being by far the oldest.
Location: Montana, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2015 1:18:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMNR2J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
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Long Description:
The mill was known as the Lake Flour Mill, possibly because it is in Lake County. The old and faded sign on the mill states that it produced and sold flour, feed and cereals. Odds are that it was powered, at least initially, by a stationary gasoline engine.

This was, when in operation years ago, a combination elevator/flour mill, or, better stated, an elevator with a flour mill attached. The elevator was almost certainly used as a shipping point, as it is on a railway siding. Date of construction? Probably the teens or twenties.

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Year built?: Unknown

Is the mill or gin still in operation?: No

What is or was processed here?: Grain

Are tours available?: None offered, view from the outside only.

How is or was it powered?: Gasoline engine, possibly electric later

Related link to this waymark.: Not listed

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