|Mills in Altoaragón - aceitero
|Mill: situation||balsa where olives were crushed|
You will find the mill not far outside the village.
It must have been an impressive building, but
now only the outer walls still stand up.
The pictures show what remains inside: stone pilas to collect and purify the oil and some parts of the prensa.
We found the balsa where the olives were
crushed before the extraction of the oil in
the low annex on the right side of the
main building. The border is made of bricks
exactly as in Abizanda.
Two opposite corners of the room are transformed in small algorines used to stock the fresh olives.
|This is where the estera-oliva sandwich was put to extract the oil.||Picture taken along the axis of the prensa showing a pila and the fireplace.||The arm of the prensa was hung between this poles.|
|It's always good practise to scrutinize the walls. Once again we yielded some impressive date-stamps. The mark right from the door says 1935.||The windows in the front wall
announce 1853 and AÑO 1853 respectively.
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