Moisburger Mühlenmuseum

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    English titleMoisburg museum mill
    Authors & editors

    Wiese, Rolf [Author]

    Publisher Landkreis Harburg, Landtechnisches Museum

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

    Wind & watermills by Region > Other Europe (not GB) > Germany, Austria & Switzerland

    Scope & contentSummary Translation

    Booklet about the Moisburg museum mill in Lower Saxony, which an outpost of the Harburg district agricultural technology museum. The first mention of a water mill in Moisburg dates from 1379, and the heart of the current mill was built in 1723. By 1750/60 it had three wheels, of which two survived until 1930. In 1935 they were replaced by a turbine.

    There is a brief overview of the mill’s history, followed by a description of its renovation after its rescue by the local authorities in 1982. One wheel has been restored. The mill is now a museum: the rest of the text is a guide to what can be seen there.The booklet is illustrated with diagrams of the drive system and the millstones, a plan of the museum and a reproduction of a historical document.
    KeywordsMillwrighting, Milling, Germany, Cereals, Archaeology & history

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    Accession no. 230041

    • Shelf location: C114