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Carena Tilt Hammer and Furnace

Fondazione Valle Morobbia
C.P. 13, 6582 Pianezzo,

Giovanni Bruno, a doctor from Bellinzona, began work on the preindustrial tilt hammer complex in Carena in 1792?93. When he died in 1795, his work was continued by the Airoldi family from Lugano, before being taking over by C. Ripamonti Carpano from Milan and J. C. de Granier from Paris in around 1820. As well as the blast furnace and tilt hammer, the site also housed accommodation, charcoal store...

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Fondazione Valle Morobbia
C.P. 13,
6582 Pianezzo
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