Milling Around

Early New Mexico had Hundreds of Mills

The Albert Gusdorf Flour Mill is shown in Ranchos de Taos about 1900. Photo courtesy Palace of the Governors Photo Archive, New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe negative number HP.2014.14.1691

“One of the traditional occupations of New Mexico that has disappeared, a victim of technology, is that of the miller. He was once a familiar figure in villages up and down the Rio Grande, maintaining customs of his trade that stretched back to the Middle Ages in Spain.”

—Marc Simmons, Early New Mexico Had Hundreds of Mills

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