Mitteleuropa, Tirol - Mahlen in einer bäuerlichen Mühle

Central Europe, Tyrol - Grinding in a Rural Mill

The farmer "Weißbergbauer" is getting his private mill ready for operation. He cleans the millstones and sharpens them. He works the surface of the runner (upper millstone) and of the bottom millstone with a pointed flat hammer and a flat fluting hammer, respectively. After the grinding mechanism is assembled, the film shows the technique of transferring the power from the bucket wheel through the...