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Lime kiln

Lime have always been an extremely useful building material. But in older times transportation was difficult and expensive. So it was important to procure it locally.
Although the mountains in the area are mainly micascist, limestone occasionally occurs. The inhabitants used to make kilns to make the lime on site. Some are still visible today.

Kiln in the valley leading to the 13 lakes. General view
Picture taken in 2006.

Kiln in the valley leading to the 13 lakes; the roof has collapsed. Internal view.
Picture taken in 2006.

Kiln near the Comba Fracia mines. The tree by the collpased roof shows that it cheased to work many decades ago...
Picture taken in 2007.

Internal part of the Comba Fracia kiln.
Picture taken in 2007.

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