Seventh TICCIH Spain Conference

February 13th, 2017

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Seventh TICCIH Spain Conference

Buxa 2017 Research Prize

January 30th, 2017

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Buxa, the Association for the Galicia’s Industrial Heritage summons the Buxa 2017 Research Prize. Click where appropiate to review the terms and conditions.

O Con Salting Plant

January 9th, 2017
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Vivendas mariñeiras da industria de salga (Manuel Lara, 2017)

O Con Salting Plant, Tirán, Moaña (1792)

Christmas

December 23rd, 2016
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Traballando na conserva (Acuarela de Segundo Hevia, 1994)

Buxa 2015-2016 Prize

December 14th, 2016

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With only a few weeks left to summon the 2017-2018 Buxa’s Research Prize, the winner received the last one

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Industrialization tracks in Galicia

November 21st, 2016

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O Petirro wood mill

November 6th, 2016
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Fábrica do Petirro, en Forcarei (Manuel Lara, 2012)

The rehabilitation of a small industry established in 1920 comes to us as an example of good work.

“Vigo pesqueiro” kick off

October 25th, 2016

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After its official opening, the Fishing Vigo project begins tomorrow its journey: go here our best wishes for success

Vigo, the fishing city

October 18th, 2016
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Cartel do evento (Vigo pesqueiro, 2016)

The First Congress of Industrial Tourism Galicia and northern Portugal in Vigo presents the opportunities for economic and social development of the territory linked to industry, complemented with the experiences of the living industry in tourism, culture and museums

The abandonement of the heritage

September 22nd, 2016
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Real Fábrica de Fariñas do Ponto (Juan Pita da Veiga, 2016)

In 1785 Santiago Beaujardin, vice consul of France in the town of Ferrol, undertook the construction of a flour mill in Las Aceñas del Ponto, in the estuary of the river Freixeiro. His compatriot and partner, Juan Lembeye, Supply Commissioner of the Royal Armouries and director of the Royal Maritime Company, was in 1796 the sole proprietor. With its three mills and a milling capacity of over one thousand tons a year, there was grinded grain from Philadelphia, Bayonne, Bordeaux, London, Amsterdam, Hamburg and St. Petersburg, in response to strong demand from constantly growing population and even sending flour to Havana. In 1860 the mills were sold to Nicolas Fernandez and Jose Rodriguez, who took advantage of the recovery of the milling industry in the region because a new heyday in shipbuilding. This tide mill, the largest of the nine preserved in Galicia, closed its doors midway through the 1960s, and today unfortunately abandoned, walks to his ruin.