Mills of Croatia


Croatia is a fairly barren destination as far as mills are concerned. The fields are not full of corn needing to be milled, but there are olive trees to be found everywhere, meaning that there are olive presses in greater abundance than corn mills.

Krk island

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Jurandvor, about 3 km inland from Baska: watermill - stone lined millpond

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Rijeka

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Trg Ivana Koblera: oil pressing mill - consists of two powered edge runner stones, set up as a fountain


Rijeka, October 15th 2006


Rijeka, October 15th 2006

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Trogir

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Mlinice Pantan: watermill

Run as a restaurant and lodgings. Externally a very poor reproduction of a waterwheel had once been set up, but now dislodged and derelict.


Trogir, October 21th 2006


Trogir, October 21th 2006


Trogir, October 21th 2006


Trogir, October 21th 2006

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Zagreb

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Energy transformation hall, Zagreb technical museum: horizontal watermill

Rebuilt simple horizontal watermill - actually from Slovenia.


Zagreb, October 18th 2006


Zagreb, October 18th 2006

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Zagreb

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Energy transformation hall, Zagreb technical museum: vertical watermill

Rebuilt vertical waterwheel, driving a simple mill on a hurst frame.


Zagreb, October 18th 2006


Zagreb, October 18th 2006

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Zagreb

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Energy transformation hall, Zagreb technical museum: display of windmill models

Display of model windmills, illustrating applications of wind power, not specific to Croatia.


Zagreb, October 18th 2006

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