By Greg Stiles, Mail Tribune, Medford, Ore. Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Feb. 13--EAGLE POINT -- The guard at the old Butte Creek Mill is changing.
The 133-year-old landmark on the west bank of Little Butte Creek draws 40,000 tourists in addition to regular customers annually and has a nationwide customer base.
After 33 years of cranking out stone-ground whole grain flour, cereals and mixes, Peter Crandall is looking forward to ending his second career in a few weeks, turning the keys, history and potential to new owners.
"I don't like to say retire, I like to say I'm ready to do something else," says the 82-year-old Crandall, married 54 years to Cora, 72. "We'd like to travel and do some other things. A lot of people think I'm going to have a problem letting go, but I can't do other things if I'm running the mill."
The property was listed for $595,000.
"This is such a unique place and it's been there for so long," says Mark Worsham, a commercial real estate agent with …