Sneak Peek: Stone-Ordean-Wells Mills

The Stone-Ordean-Wells Mills ca. 1926, photographer unknown. [Image: UMD Martin Library]

You might know this week’s sneak peek at our newest bookDuluth’s Grand Old Architecture 1870–1940 by Tony Dierckins and Maryanne C. Norton (coming summer 2022)—as the home of Duluth’s Ikonics Company, which makes products that are quintessential to the image-transferring industry. But did you know that this building, the 1924 Stone-Ordean-Wells Mill, once roasted and ground 3.5 million pounds of coffee a year? Read our history of the Stone-Ordean-Wells Mill from Duluth’s Grand Old Architecture here.