C. H Guenther & Son at 150 Years: The Legacy of a Texas Milling Pioneer

C. H Guenther & Son at 150 Years: The Legacy of a Texas Milling Pioneer

by Lewis F. Fisher


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Changes in milling from the days of water power are described in the course of this lavishly illustrated story of the evolution of a small mill on the San Antonio River into the oldest family-owned business in Texas and the oldest continually operating family-owned milling company in the nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781595347220
Publisher: Trinity University Press
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Celebrated San Antonio historian Lewis F. Fisher , whose Maverick Publishing Company was acquired by Trinity University Press in 2015, has published forty-five books on topics ranging from San Antonio’s Spanish heritage to its urban development, and from the military to sports, architecture, and multicultural legends. A former member of the San Antonio River Commission, he has written numerous books himself, including Chili Queens, Hay Wagons, and Fandangos: The Spanish Plazas in Frontier San Antonio, winner of the 2015 San Antonio Conservation Society Publication Award, and Saving San Antonio: The Preservation of a Heritage, republished in a second edition, and Maverick: The American Name That Became a Legend. Fisher has received numerous local, state, and national writing awards and was named a Texas Preservation Hero by the Conservation Society in 2014.

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