Molino Harinero San José - Encarnación, Paraguay
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
S 27° 20.385 W 055° 52.401
21J E 611447 N 6975430
Quick Description: A water mill active during the 20th Century. Located by the river in the town of Encarnación, south Paraguay
Location: Paraguay
Date Posted: 4/25/2020 3:37:09 AM
Waymark Code: WM12C66
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
This water mill was built in the 40's, under the supervision Emeterio Benedetti who also directed the construction of the nearby silos. These structures worked as a team and made use of the old train station, located nearby.

It started functioning in 1941, dealing with Argentinian wheat. It was able to process 50 tons a day, and it employed 80 persons. Later on started processing national cereals.

It was active until 1989. Recently, in 2015, it was renovated for cultural / touristic purposed.
Current Status: Still In Use

Current Use: Renovated recently, awaiting government decision.

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