Andy's World

Andy is a preservation dynamo. He is an internationally recognised Stationary Engine enthusiast and has written many articles for journals around the world. Like so many preservationists the work that they do is of international significance and there is a large following of people who can relate to Andy's interests.

We have therefore created a special section on our web site which Andy will update on a regular basis...

On Saturday 14th May 2011, oom Manie Muller returned to the place of his birth, Compagnes Drift, for…

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140. 8th January 2011 Compagnes Drift Mill. Testing the Grain Cleaner

 

There wasn’t enough water to test the grain cleaner last time, after I finished fitting the screen…

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139. 18th December 2010. Compagnes Drift Mill. Grain Cleaner

 

My friend Johnny Verreynne visited the Mill on Open Days, nearly four years ago, the 21st January…

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138. Early December 2010 Compagnes Drift Mill. Medium Screen and Launder Opening

Homework for this week was lining the intermediate screen with the fibreglass mosquito netting which…

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136. 20th November 2010 Compagnes Drift Mill. Sifter

There was very little water in the dam, but with the last bar removed completely from the weir, ther…

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137. 27th November 2010 Compagnes Drift Mill. Screens

The plan is to demonstrate the rotary sifter producing three different grades of flour. It doesn’t m…

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