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The rules are as follows:  
• Open to SPOOM members only.Click HERE for membership information.
Amateur photographers only.
• Black & White and color photos will be judged together.

• Two Categories- Exterior Mill and Interior Mill
Entries will be accepted between: December 1st - December 21st, 2021
• Limit two (2) entries per person per category

• No member may win more than one prize per year.

Entries must be original photos made by the photographer entering the photo.

Digital Photos are eligible.Digital images must be either .jpg or .png file formats, in the highest resolution possible. Photos must have been taken within the last two years and may not be re-entered from previous contest.

Entry forms:
 Each digital submission must be identified with the Photographer’s Name, Title of Photography, Date and Location taken. You may also tell us a short story of the mill or about the day you had at the mill beyond the photo.

 by submission, I hereby grant SPOOM the right to use my submitted image(s) in its publications and media outlets for promotional purposes, with credit appropriately added whenever so used, and that the original(s) be inventoried within SPOOM's archives.Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

Prizes for each category are:
1st - $50, 2nd - $35, 3rd - $25 

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Home Page Mill Album 02

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SPOOM Group on

 An interactive map showing the locations of existing mills in the U.S.
Click for Maps
North American Mills
North American Mills

Mill List Coordinator:

Bob McLaughlin

Howard, PA

"The map is fantastic. My wife and I visited several mills last week in MO and it was a bit of an adventure to find them and some we never did. The map will be a huge help!"


Within these pages you’ll find information on our organization members, histories, and our programs that foster an appreciation of “mills” and their preservation as historical places in the American landscape. 
Simply click on the page menus – About Us, News, Photos Albums, etc. Additional areas are coming soon. Such as Chapters, Mill Registry, among others. Please note that our website is new and that additional information will be added in due time. Your understanding is appreciated.

Meanwhile, if not a member,
we encourage you to consider becoming a “SPOOMer”
and join in on the effort to keep alive our nation’s milling heritage. 
Click here for:
Member Signup / Information

On behalf of our membership –
Charles Yeske, President

Did You Know?


Members can:
1) add their upcoming 2021 mill events to the 'EVENTS' calendar? 
Use the calendar button. 
2) add Photo Albums of favorite mill(s) and visits to mills.
3) read/join public and members' only discussion Forums.
Plus create new topics about working with mills, equipment, methods or classifieds.

Help share and preserve!


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