Old Cotton Oil Mill

Old Cotton Oil Mill (HM1K12)

Location: Winters, TX 79567 Runnels County
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N 31° 57.941', W 99° 57.895'

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First local industrial plant. Processed cottonseed into cake, meal, hulls, oil. Gave city good payroll, a work whistle marking times of day, and a good aroma.
     Built 1909-10 by Bird, Hall & Mertz, of San Angelo. Stone for millhouse was quarried at Posey farm, on Gap Creek (SE of city).
     Owned by Herman Giesecke and Associates, of Ballinger (1911-27); then by Anderson, Clayton & Co., of Houston. Mil closed in 1939 after cotton farming declined.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962
HM NumberHM1K12
Marker Number3713
Year Placed1962
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 408822 N 3537038
Decimal Degrees31.96568333, -99.96491667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 57.941', W 99° 57.895'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 57' 56.46" N, 99° 57' 53.7" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-699 N Melwood St, Winters TX 79567, US
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