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Marker detail: Jacob Laux mill, 1867
Photographer: San Antonio Light Collection, Institute of Texas Cultures, San Antonio
Caption: Marker detail: Jacob Laux mill, 1867
Additional Description: Jacob Laux operated mills on the Cibolo and Salado creeks before completing this structure in 1867. The mill was powered by both a large iron water wheel and a steam engine, making it the first in the city to use steam power.
Submitted: June 23, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Database Locator Identification Number: p432071
File Size: 0.990 Megabytes

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