Water mill with torch, sec. 19th, Plavișevița County, Mehedinți

Plavişeviţa (it was the old name of the locality; nowadays it is called Dubova and is a municipality) is located in the southwest of Mehedinţi county, between Orşova and Śviniţa, near the course of the Danube, in the area of ​​the Cazanelor Gorge and the Almaju Mountains. The construction was brought to the Village Museum in 1969.
The shelter of the Plavişeviţa mill, built of stone, is pierced at the base by a wooden cylinder, called "butoni", which brings water from the pond to the blades of the horizontal wheel (facaia). The button, like the facaia (ciitur), were made of anin wood, their duration of operation was 7-8 years.
The wheel (facaia), by means of the metal axis, rotated the running stone, located under the grain basket. The stones and hydraulic wheel are smaller in diameter than those of vertical wheel mills.
The grains fall from the basket, between the two running and standing stones, where they are crushed and turned into flour. The flour flows into a box, called a posta.
The millstones were brought from the nearby town, Śviniţa.

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