How does a Gristmill Work?

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A gristmill works by grinding grain between two millstones. The grinding action used to break the grains down into flour can be powered by water wheels, livestock, or engines that use fossil fuels. You can find more information here: www.osv.org
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With a turn of a wheel that is usually powered by water the grain is then made in to flour, bagged and lifted up. Now in days these type of mills are not used.
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