Motor Mill in Motion Part 1

This is the first installment of a series of reports. This story first ran in the Clayton County Register in June 07. Motor Mill is one of the most popular tourist stops in Clayton County. And it’s not just a … Continue reading →

Motor Mill in Motion Part 2

By: Jean Marie Hall This is the 2nd installment of a series of reports first published in the Clayton County Register. Northeast Iowa in the 1840’s was a land of pure streams and rivers, abundant birds and wildlife and rich … Continue reading →

Motor Mill in Motion Part 3

By: Jean Marie Hall This is the 3rd and final installment of a series of reports first published in the Clayton County Register. For nearly 140 years, the historic Motor Mill has presided over the landscape of rural Read Township … Continue reading →

Our Good Neighbor the Motor Mill

by Joleen Jansen (Originally Written for her column, in The Tapestry Magazine ) In our fourteen years of marriage my husband Jim and I  have lived in the towns of Dubuque, Decorah, Tipton, Volga and now just outside of Elkader. … Continue reading →