Village of Richfield, WisconsinThe Messer/Mayer Mill is a three and one-half story, front-gabled grist mill on a raised fieldstone foundation and sheathed with narrow clapboard siding. The interior contains the original milling equipment dating from 1873 to the early 20th century, much of which was supplied by the Edward P. Allis Company of Milwaukee. First floor equipment includes Allis provided millstones and roller mills. Flour sifting, bolting, and grain storage bins are located on the second floor. George T. Smith middling purifiers, enabling production of high-grade white "Alaska Patent Flour," are on the third floor. Machines and equipment related to the Oliver Evans' grain elevator system and the James Leffel & Company turbine are in the basement.
|Placed By||Washington County Landmarks Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 7:42am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 398107 N 4790802|
|Decimal Degrees||43.26315000, -88.25545000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 15.789', W 88° 15.327'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 15' 47.34" N, 88° 15' 19.62" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4393 Pleasant Hill Rd, Richfield WI 53076, US|
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