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.
|Publisher:||Trinity University Press|
|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.