May 9, 2015 12:17 PM
Claremont demolition job uncovers antique tools and mill equipment
“Our goal in the bigger project — when we develop the educational demonstration center — the goal is to inspire, encourage and engage young people to consider the art and design of engineering, science and technology career paths,” he said. “So the historical technology and other historical technology that we save will be used as educational tools to teach about science, engineering and math principals.”
Lemieux is taking the delay in stride. “We need to preserve our history, and it’s just the right thing to do,” Lemieux said.
DeMuro said D. Whiting & Sons built the gristmill in 1904 and was state-of-the-art at the time. It was one of many gristmills owned by the company throughout the state at that time.