Publication:

Jahrbuch für Geschichte und Kunst des Mittelrheins und seiner Nachbargebiete

    Full details

    English titleYearbook for the history and art of the Middle Rhine and its neighbouring areas
    Authors & editors

    Hörter, Fridolin [Author]

    Publisher Verein für Geschichte und Kunst des Mittelrheins
    Year of publication 1955
    Languages

    German (main text)

    Medium Book
    Edition1
    Topics

    Energy & power > Development of technology
    Mining & extraction > Chalk, clay & stone

    Scope & contentSummary Translation

    Collection of articles on various subjects, including one about the quarrying of rock for mill stones (a continuation of an article which appeared in 1951). It describes the basaltic lava industry in Mayen and Niedermendig in the Eifel, concentrating on the mining and quarrying techniques.

    The most important product was mill stones; the text describes the different kinds and sizes produced, and the prices. The article is illustrated with black-and-white photos and diagrams.

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229625

    • Shelf location: F200-HOR
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection