Slideshow: How Flour Is Made: Behind the Scenes at Adluh Flour

Adluh Building
Adluh Building
The building, with its tall light-up letters on top, is a landmark in Columbia.
Breaking and Separating
Breaking and Separating
The wheat kernel is broken down in these machines first, then goes to other machines that sift and purify the flour.
Grinding corn
Grinding corn
Adluh grinds yellow and white corn between stones into grits and packages them separately. They also make "speckled grits," which combine white and yellow grits.
Storage Room
Storage Room
The long, narrow room was designed to make it easier to load products onto trains. Nowadays, it's used as a storage room.
Bags of Flour
Bags of Flour
Bags of flour are stacked on the mill's floor and await delivery. The blue on the package signifies plain flour, while self-rising flour is in a red package.
Adluh Truck
Adluh Truck
An Adluh truck is parked outside the mill to transport products across the state.