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DUBUQUE TURBINE AND ROLLER MILL COMPANY (THE)
DUBUQUE TURBINE AND ROLLER MILL COMPANY (THE). Organized on November 21, 1891, the company elected its first officers: T. W. Graham, president; E. A. Engler, vice-president, and T. H. Williams, secretary/treasurer. A foundation had already been established and further construction was to begin immediately. (1)
In February 1894 the company received its first order from outside the United States. The project was to manufacture all the machinery for a flouring mill in Mexico. The cost would be $2,500 and one man assigned to go to Mexico to assemble it. (2)
The 1899-1900 Dubuque City Directory listed the southwest corner of 9th and Washington.
1. "Ready for Business," Dubuque Daily Herald, November 22, 1891, p. 8. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=_OG5zn83XeQC&dat=18911122&printsec=frontpage&hl=en
2. "Municipal Molecules," Dubuque Daily Herald, February 16, 1894, p. 4.