The watermill

a_mulinoThreshed and hulled wheat was carried to the watermill. Of these, rural Trentino numbered some hundreds. This particular machine, dated 1836, comes from Faver in the valley of Cembra. One can see the millrace, the great hydraulic mill wheel, the hopper and the millstones with the relative gearing. On the one hand, is the rotating sifter for the sorting of the flours. At the end of the room, the so-called pestle for the husking of barley. Great pestle with strikers, carved in rock. mulino