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Halifax Roller Mill

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1915. 5342 Halifax Rd.

Set diagonally to the road but parallel to the railroad tracks that served the mill, this three-story, four-bay frame structure, now sheathed with Bricktex, had cylindrical rollers powered by electricity to grind grain. The building has a loading dock and is topped with a simple but elegant bracketed cornice featuring ball drops. Large silos stand behind the mill, which is now closed.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Halifax Roller Mill", [Halifax, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-HX3.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 351-352.

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