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Hummelfossen power station., Masfjorden

Hummelfossen

17.06.2018 - 16:33

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.

Best salmon spot in the county

Matre- Salmon spot

31.03.2018 - 21:11

The saws at Mollandseid, Masfjorden

Mollandseid

17.06.2018 - 16:36

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 south side of Raunøya.

Raunøya

31.03.2018 - 21:11

The sea birds discovered it long ago. Raunøya and the surrounding islands are the most beautiful places in Masfjorden.

Strandflat and scree by land

Landa

19.06.2018 - 16:06

Smedholmen, Fitjar

Smedholmen

30.03.2018 - 20:10