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Sunde, Kvinnherad

Sunde

19.06.2018

In 1852 Haktor Thorsen erected two large warehouses on one of his farms in Sunde and started trading and salting herring. This was the start of an industrial adventure that made Sunde into one of the first industrial communities in Kvinnherad.

Section of the lid of the chest painted around 1830, by Nils Johannesson Tveiterås

Tveit

16.06.2018

Bjørsvik

Bjørsvik

24.06.2018

The industrial settlement Bjørsvik

“The Karla Tannery”, Valestrand

Valestrandsfossen- tanning industry

18.06.2018

Valestrand became a centre for the tanning industry in Osterøy; one of the old crafts that has developed into a local industry with many places of work. From the 1870s ever more ventures were started. Many of the large sea houses we see today around the bay have been places for tanning and leather enterprises.

From Rubbestadneset.

Rubbestadneset

18.06.2018

Ålmerket

29.03.2018