Wingold flour barrel, ca. 1950

Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum


This flour barrel is clamped to a steel rod that runs from the bottom of the cabinet to the bottom of the counter top making a pivot point so the barrel can be swung in and out from under the counter top. Easy access to and storage of flour was essential for a farmer's wife who may need to make ten or more loaves of bread each day to feed her family and the farm workers.

This 200 pound barrel of Wingold vitamin B enriched flour was made by the Bay State Milling Company of Winona, Minnesota.

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About This Item

  • Title: Wingold flour barrel, ca. 1950
  • Creator: Bay State Milling Company
  • Creation Date: circa 1950
  • Subject Date: circa 1950
  • Town: Littleton, Winona
  • County: Aroostook, Winona
  • State: ME, MN
  • Media: Wood
  • Dimensions: 83 cm x 50 cm x 50 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)

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