“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Balmoral Mills, Nova Scotia

Balmoral Grist Mill Marker 2 image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2017
Balmoral Grist Mill Marker 2
1Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Balmoral Mills — Balmoral Grist Mill
[1.] Water turbines the power that ran the mill This illustration shows one type of setup for a turbine driven gristmill. Illustration from "the Red Mill Reborn". Used with permission of 'Lou Robertella, . . . Map (db m108181) HM
2Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Balmoral Mills — Local Granite Stone
You can see where some of the rock has been removed to make a millstone Located at Kennedy Hill, Central New Annan Donated by Mr. William WoodlockMap (db m108169) HM
3Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Balmoral Mills — Sutherland Sawmill Turbine
This turbine came from a sawmill located a few hundred yards upstream of our mill The saw mill was built ca 1886 by brothers James and Alexander Sutherland. Another brother Robert, built a blacksmith shop on the same property. The mill . . . Map (db m108182) HM
4Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Balmoral Mills — Turbines: From Direct to Indirect Power Production
Turbines began to become commonplace in the mid-1800's and had virtually replaced vertical waterwheels by the mid 1860's. Below are a number of illustrations showing typical mill setups and power transfer. In 1881 the Schoellkopf Power Station . . . Map (db m108183) HM
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Dec. 6, 2022