Ölmühle Pockau

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    English titleThe Pockau oil mill
    Authors & editors

    Neubauer, Heinz [Author]
    Klutz, Georg [Author]

    Publisher Rat der Gemeinde Poacku und Ortsgruppe des Kulturbundes des DDR

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

    Food (non-cereal) processes > Edible oils

    Scope & contentSummary TranslationFolding leaflet about the oil mill on the river Pockau in Saxony, built in 1783 and still in its original state. It was used to crush oil seed until 1945. It was later bought by the local authorities and restored as a museum.The text describes the machinery and operation of the mill, the preparation of the flax seeds, and the development of the open air museum.The leaflet is illustrated with sepia photos, two of which show the machinery.
    KeywordsMillwrighting, Milling, Germany, Olive and other domestic oils, Archaeology & history

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229766

    • Shelf location: W114.4_NEU
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection