Mitteleuropa, Tirol - Roggendrusch mit Flegeln

Central Europe, Tyrol - Flailing Rye

At St. Magdalena (Gsiestal) the rye is threshed with the help of relatives and neighbours. The crop is spread out on the barn-floor and the grains are beaten out with flails. Finally the grain is separated from chaff and dust by meanss of the so-called windmill.