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Milled from Golden Fields - A Pictorial History of Flour Millers Transport in Great Britain


Price: 19.50

Milled from Golden Fields  -  A Pictorial History of Flour Millers Transport in Great BritainThis book traces the origins of the industry and the development of its transport operations from the earliest days of horses and carts, then steam wagons. Early petrol lorries and all sizes of flat platform lorries including eight-wheelers are covered, along with pioneering trials with bulk flour tankers in the 1950s. Separate colour sections depict historical flour transport lorries and their modern counterparts. An informative chapter provides historical details of British flour millers and the growth of well-known groups such as Rank-Hovis, Spillers Milling and Allied Mills. A separate chapter describes the evolution of lour transport. Vehicles from present day millers and from those no longer trading are well represented with almost 50 companies included. The author worked for flour milling companies for twenty years and has comprehensive knowledge of the milling industry and its transport operations. 144p. 220 illustrations including 70 in colour. hardback. Price was ?23.50 now reduced by ?5.00



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