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Wheat, The Staff of Life
Description: Part Two of a documentary about the processing of wheat into flour at a flour milling plant.
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Clip #: TFA-278C
Length: 10:56
Year: 1947
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Subject: Food
Original: 16mm
1940s, wheat, milling of wheat, flour mill, flour milling plant, General Mills factory, laboratory, samples of wheat being ground in miniature mill, germ / embryo and bran / outer coat separated from starch / clear flour, male workers testing flour, wheat protein being tested, gluten, male worker making sample loaves of bread, dough being mixed in mixing bowl, male worker kneading, weighing and baking dough, male worker slicing baked loaf, wheat storage elevators, grain being moved by underground conveyors to mill, wheat passing through separators, pencil pointing to samples of impurities picked up with wheat that had been screened out and pure wheat, wheat flowing next to aspirator that removes dust and fragments, magnets picking up metal that had strayed into wheat, belt carrying away metal that could not pass through machines, stones being separated out, male worker using scouring machine, tempering, male worker using mill that to process wheat into flour, milling, mills, corrugated rollers, some of the flour freed from germ and bran, series of sieves and bolting cloths separating fine flour from larger parts, purifying / grading flour, air passing up through the purifier to carry off light fragments of bran and dust, vibrating screens sifting flour with scraper underneath raking off flour that passes through, different sizes of meshes producing flour of different grades, air blowers carrying off bran dust, cyclones, graded flour / middlings going through reduction rolls and sifted, finished flour bleached and enriched with Iron and Vitamin B1, male worker packing and weighing bags of flour, bags being tamped and sealed, bags of Gold Medal Enriched Flour traveling on conveyor and falling through chute, workers catching sacks of flour and loading into freight train

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