Swiss Mill Day

The sawmill in Menziken is powered by water Christian Bernhard

Saturday, June 4, 2011

This content was published on May 17, 2011 - 11:43

Switzerland has preserved its pre-industrial heritage by restoring dozens of old watermills. This year, 120 historic mills throughout Switzerland open their doors to the public, showing how water power can still be used to saw timber and grind grain.

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