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Sunnyside Flour Mills


Sunnyside Flour Mills

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a.k.a. Brose & Bro Flour Mill

1925 W Ohio St, formerly 825-829 W Ohio St
Evansville, IN

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c1871 Brose & Bro open flour mill
<1962 gone


Northeast corner of Ohio St and Wabash Ave
District: Independence
Latitude: 37.97712
Longitude: -87.593573
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Ventured from a store on Water St selling boat supplies and groceries and opened a mill c1871 john j and george brose ran nicknamed the Sunny Side Mills brose bros (sunnyside flour mills) built new mill in rear of old one 1878 sunnyside mill geo brose sunnyside roller mills aka brose brothers sunnyside roller mill geo bros proprietor sunny side roller mills

later just geo 1881

fire 1920s

still sunnyside milling co 1940

torn down >1940 <1962

likely errors from pictoral history>>>CONFIRM
originally 1869 (later akin-erskine mill when brose brothers retired) ? moved to 108 n governor (illinois and governor) ?

See also Businesses / Commercial Independence district

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