Jahrbuch für Geschichte und Kunst des Mittelrheins und seiner Nachbargebiete
|English title||Yearbook for the history and art of the Middle Rhine and its neighbouring areas|
|Authors & editors|
|Publisher||Verein für Geschichte und Kunst des Mittelrheins|
|Year of publication||1955|
German (main text)
Energy & power > Development of technology
|Scope & content||Summary 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.
|Keywords||Milling, Germany, Mining & quarrying, Archaeology & history|
Accession no. 229625
- Shelf location: F200-HOR
- Donor: Ken Major Collection