The Washburn A Mill in Downtown Minneapolis
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During America's Gilded Age decades of 1880-1900, Minneapolis was the fastest growing city in the country. The city's main growth engine during these years was the flour industry, the epicenter of which was the gigantic Washburn A Mill, seen here in this drone video by gopherdrone. The world's largest flour mill when it opened in 1880, it replaced an earlier version which exploded catastrophically in 1878. The mill's operator eventually became General Mills, which shut down the facility in 1965.
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