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Herisem papermill (Belgium)

In Alsemberg(Belgium) you can visit the old Herisem papermill. It is a complex of buildings, including the papermill, a farm, a cardboard factory and some smaller buildings for storage. There is also an old steam engine. The papermill is taking it's energy from the water. The complex is beautifully located in a rural area with nice walking opportunities.
The oldest date for this mill is 1571.
The Herisem papermill
The Herisem papermill
The mill and surrounding buildings
The mill and surrounding buildings
Papermill interior
Papermill interior
The water wheels
The water wheels
A lot of sprockets
A lot of sprockets
Pulleys
Pulleys
Pulley's, belts and sprockets
Pulley's, belts and sprockets
Cutters and presses
Cutters and presses
The Hollander beater
The Hollander beater
A closer look
A closer look
Drum buckett and hammers
Drum buckett and hammers
Another view
Another view
Dry-attick
Dry-attick
Card-board machine
Card-board machine
Sorting attick
Sorting attick
Sorting attick
Sorting attick
Sorting attick
Sorting attick
Old time transmissions
Old time transmissions
Sprockets and pulleys from the steam engine
Sprockets and pulleys from the steam engine
Steam engine
Steam engine
The fly-wheel
The fly-wheel