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Amana Woolen Mill, Amana, Iowa





"Amana Woolen Mill". We did look at their amazing work, would have loved to take home of these blankets, but they were not within our price range. On trips you have to give & take. A picture will have to do. Enjoy!!! Always such a fan of seeing how items are made, very cool to see that products are still made within the great country of the USA. way cool!!!  I'm guessing that the building above is the train station. The day we were there it was pretty empty and not a lot of the Amana businesses were open. Beth ( :

Comments

Linda Kay said…
Hi, Beth...I've been there and have enjoyed some of the woolen fabrics and sweaters.
lynn cockrell said…
The woolen mill looks like a place I would love to go, Elizabeth. I know what you mean about buying things on trips. If I bought every thing that I wanted to buy, not only would we be totally broke, but there would not be room to fit it in our car! I enjoyed your post!!
Michelle said…
Pretty cool that you saw how they were made.
Ruth Hiebert said…
Anything handmade is always special. Too bad they were too expensive for you to get one.
TexWisGirl said…
allergic to wool so you can have my share. :)
William Kendall said…
Well established, being there that long!
Missy George said…
Those spools of wool look like toilet paper! Looks like a neat place to visit. Have a wonderful week.
Well always fun to admire even when you can't buy.
I agree. Most of my souvenirs are on an SD card. :-)
Lynn said…
working since 1857 WOW, their blankets throws look like they'd be so cozy...
Pamela Gordon said…
Those blankets are beautiful! Amazing they still make them the old way too.
don said…
A fine series of pictures. Too bad their price range was too much.
Those blankets certainly are beautiful aren't they! xx
bettyl-NZ said…
What a blast from the past--I worked at a textile mill years ago, putting those cones of thread onto machines!
EG CameraGirl said…
This is definitely a place I would like to visit!
Ida said…
I'm allergic to wool but I think this is a neat looking place. Loved that 2nd photo.

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