Old Time Molasses Making

Sorghum serves as an excellent substitute for sugar. Learn more on how it used to be made.



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Two men work on an evaporator pan to make molasses.
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Shown is an old-fashioned sorghum mill fueled by mule power.  Read on to learn how it works.
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