Heritage Photos  TM-SPHA Special Places - Abandonned

8. Mills





Mill in Napinka







Google Earth image showing the Mill Race of the Gregory Mill, the first mill in the Southwest Corner.













The flour milling industry was once the most important regional manufacturing business in Manitoba. By the WW I years, improved transportation links, competition from large national companies, and changing consumer habits, took their toll on local businesses in general. Small-town mills were one of the casualties.

http://vantagepoints.ca/stories/tale-two-mill-fires/

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/heritagegallery/GristMills/index.html

http://www.virtualmanitoba.com/FalseStarts/GregoryMill/index.htm