Publication:

Deutsche Mühlentag Pfingstmontag 2000

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    English titleGerman mill day, Whit Monday 2000
    Authors & editors

    Horstmann, Karl [Author]
    Vogt, Hans [Author]

    Publisher Deutsche Gesellschaft für Mühlenkunde und Mühlenerhaltung
    Year of publication 2000
    Languages

    German (main text)

    Medium Book
    Edition1
    Topics

    Regions > Other Europe (not GB) > Germany, Austria & Switzerland
    Energy & power > Windmills
    Energy & power > Watermills

    Scope & contentSummary TranslationGuide book for German mill day in North Rhine – Westphalia, when the public is invited to visit local mills.

    The first part of the book consists of a review of the technological and economic history of wind and water mills in North Rhine – Westphalia, covering the development of milling in general; the regulations covering them; the promotion of water mills; water mills in towns and the use of city towers as windmills; changes in construction of water and windmills; improvements in technology; statistics about mills and their productivity; mills in different regions; mills as forerunners of heavy industry; monument protection; mill enthusiasts’ associations.

    The second part lists the mills taking part in the 2000 mill day, with brief information about the history of each and the activities planned for the day. It also contains a map of the Westphalia mill trail.It ends with a glossary of technical terms.The booklet is copiously illustrated with photos and historical reproductions.
    KeywordsMillwrighting, Milling, Germany, Textiles, Paper, Oil, Mining & quarrying, Iron & steel, Cereals, People, Archaeology & history

    Copies held

    Accession no. 230073

    • Shelf location: C114-HOR
    • Notes: Guide book for German mill day in North Rhine – Westphalia, when the public is invited to visit local mills.