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Manchester Has a Long History with Grain

There is apparently a long history of grain in Manchester. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch in reference to the above picture: "In June 1952, trucks loaded with wheat during the harvest season had a long wait – including along the Mayo Bridge – to reach the Cargill Inc. grain elevator at

1949 Fire at Dunlop Mills

I came across a really cool historical photo of the fire that destroyed the Dunlop Flour Mills at the base of the Southern States silos in 1949. According to The Richmond Times-Dispatch: "Smoldering embers and charred, jagged walls were all that remained of Dunlop Mills in South Richmond after a terrible