Donnerstag, 24. Februar 2011

On the wall

Found last summer, on my way throug east styria (where i live) - the remains of an old sgraffito, once the advertising sign of a bicycle dealer and manufacturer. must be about 100 years old, even older. now there is a lumber mill located there - i asked at the residential house next to the mill, the owner live there, but they only knew that there is the lumber mill as long as they live. so i asked at the next house where 2 old ladies live, they told me that the property was sold somewhere in the 1910s, and was immediately changed into a lumber mill...
so noone knows about the bicycle and wagon manufacturer and dealer. sad.




only a smal part of the property is now still intact and used as a lumber mill, the rest really is a forgotten place, see the pics.







must have been a wonderful place 100 years ago i think. its located 2 kms away from the next village, it stands totally alone in the middle of fields, not even a forest (for the lumber mill) is near :)




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