This early American coloring pages shows what an early water powered grist mill might have looked like. Mills like this sprang up
along most rivers to help the people grind their corn and grain into flour for baking.
As the new American Colonies grew in population there was a constant need for the creation of goods and services needed by the new colonies.
Tradesmen and home craftsmen alike found their services in great demand. As towns and states grew there began the need for common social
services such as policemen, firemen, mail carriers, lamp lighters and town criers. In addition the butcher, baker, blacksmith, and candle
maker were always in high demand.