Sugar, Molasses and Rum Manufacture

Concerning the manufacturing of sugar cane products on St. Croix

What Are Those Slots Used For?

This photo shows the inside the Estate Bodkin sugar windmill, focusing on the arrangement of vertical slots around the top and the operation of the mill cap. A tour guide’s explanation during a Tan-Tan tour, suggested that the cap was mounted in these slots, and raised, rotated and lowered, for trimming the sails, a notion

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Why mix molasses with lime?

When exploring the Estate St George Botanical Gardens, a captivating enigma awaits visitors at the lime kiln plaque. It intriguingly mentions the mixture of lime with molasses, leaving a sense of wonder about the reasoning behind this unusual combination. Delve into the Lime page to unravel the mystery behind this intriguing statement.

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