Sedan Steam Flour Mill c1881 - SA

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Position

DEG: -34.57135 139.297302
DMS: 34º 34' 16.86" S 139º 17' 50.29" E
UTM: 54 H 6173174mN 343812mE
Altitude: 272m

Description

Address & Contact

56 William St
Sedan SA 5353
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Information

Built by J.W. Pfeiffer with the assistance of mason Latz. The clay for the bricks came out of what is now the nearby dam. Operation commenced 6th January 1882. Pfeiffer owned and occupied the mill for a number of years until the spring water became insufficient.

Buckerfield increased the size of the well and installed a gas engine fuelled by charcoal. This ran until 1928 when a Benz Diesel/Oil Engine was installed.

It had many owners and modifications. In 1958, the mill was powered by electricity. It produced good quality flour for 80 years, closing in 1966. Now a private residence.
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Nuriootpa at 30/12:30pm CDT
Distance from Sedan Steam Flour Mill c1881 28.73km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
14.0°C10.5°C81%10.8°C1012.7hPa0.0mmS20km/hr
11knots
30km/hr
16knots

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Nuriootpa Viticultural
Distance from Sedan Steam Flour Mill c1881 28.73km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.029.525.721.917.414.013.414.817.820.725.227.1
Mean Min. °C14.514.611.78.96.75.14.55.06.88.111.012.4
Mean Rain mm15.423.430.133.547.854.152.554.658.538.533.336.8

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