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Barn with stone end wall

Andviki

19.05.2018

Hummelfossen power station., Masfjorden

Hummelfossen

17.06.2018

As early as 1906 the Matre and Haugsdal waterway was bought up by the businessman Blauuw from Bergen; the first “waterfall speculator” in the Matre area. He immediately resold it to Fr. Hiorth, who transferred all the rights to the company Matrefaldene in 1908. Behind A/S Matrefaldene were German interests, Badische Anilin und Sodafabrik, which wanted to start production of saltpetre fertilizer with nitrogen and electricity.

The “Bualoft” at Kjetland from the 1600s or 1700s.

Kjetland

17.06.2018

Kringlebotnen

Kringlebotnen

17.06.2018

Close to Hummelfossen (waterfall) there is a narrow path leading up the steep mountainside. The path leads to the farm Kringlebotnen, which lies in the mountain, east of the Stormatre valley.

Bjørn West-museum

Matre- Bjørn West museum

17.06.2018

Storsetehilleren/Matrehola

Matrehola

22.11.2018

On a large gravel terrace in Matredalen (the Matre valley), a couple of kilometres from the coastal settlement Matre, lies Storseterhilleren, at the end of a large stone block that came rushing down from the mountain. The Matre river runs just over 100 metres to the east of the cave.

The saws at Mollandseid, Masfjorden

Mollandseid

17.06.2018

In Mollandsvågen, close by the river that runs from Mollandsvatnet (lake) into the fjord, are two water-powered circular saws and a mill. This small industrial centre has belonged to the farms Molland, Reknes and Duesund, which together own the rights to the waterfall

The iron bars found at Rambjørg.

Rambjørg

17.06.2018

Door

Trodalen

17.06.2018