Burr millstone

Burr´ mill´stone`


1.See Buhrstone.
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Bowen purchased a sawmill, then added a three-story gristmill with two sets of French burr millstones.
And the original French Burr millstones are once again grinding organically-grown corn to produce flour - just as they did in the mill's 19th-century heyday.
This is then fed slowly between two French burr millstones driven by electricity: water power was used until last year's dry summer caused the adjoining mill pond to run low.
On the top floor are two pairs of French burr millstones, the oak windshaft on which the sails rotate, and a huge brakewheel and tailwheel with wooden cogs.
He owned six sets of rare old French burr millstones, each weighing about 3,400 pounds.