Ole Bun Mill


| May/June 1998


4900 Carbonton Road, Sanford, North Carolina 27330

The seventeenth annual Old Mill Crank-Up was held May 17 and 18, 1997. Both days were beautiful and approximately 1500 people from four states attended. The water powered grist mill ran two days. The sawmill was powered by a 50 HP Bessemer oil engine and the shingle mill was run by a 1900 portable Farquhar engine. The wood spliter ran by a 1 HP Little Jumbo. There were lots of gas engines.

The North West Pocket Fire Department were the sponsors for the show and they put on a demonstration with their new fire truck. Betty Thomas and others served delicious food.

The Civil War group had demonstrations of men in uniform, along with women dressed in period clothing making soap and candles. The Lee County Orchestra performed on Saturday, and there was singing.



The Freeman Cabin was open for people to see. Bill and Hazel Freeman entertained in period clothing.

The 1998 show will be held May 16th and 17th.














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