Soulce nail makers

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Laufenburg AG - Schweiz: Sicht auf den Himmel Richtung Westen

Laufenburg AG - Schweiz: Sicht auf den Himmel Richtung Westen

Flugplatz Fricktal-Schupfart (Richtung NO)

Flugplatz Fricktal-Schupfart (Richtung NO)

Flugplatz Fricktal-Schupfart (Richtung NW)

Flugplatz Fricktal-Schupfart (Richtung NW)

Skilift Föhrlimatt - Wegenstetten

Skilift Föhrlimatt - Wegenstetten

Fricktal, Schwarzwald, Feldberg

Fricktal, Schwarzwald, Feldberg

Olten, Bern, La Dôle

Olten, Bern, La Dôle

Gösgen, Schönenwerd, Mönch

Gösgen, Schönenwerd, Mönch

Aarau, Pilatus, Titlis

Aarau, Pilatus, Titlis

Staffelegg, Lägern

Staffelegg, Lägern

Linn - Schweiz: Die Linde von Linn (Linner Linde)

Linn - Schweiz: Die Linde von Linn (Linner Linde)

Gipf-Oberfrick - Switzerland, Aargau

Gipf-Oberfrick - Switzerland, Aargau

Aare river valley in Villnachern, Aargau, Switzerland

Aare river valley in Villnachern, Aargau, Switzerland

View on Aare river valley and swiss mountains (Villnachern)

View on Aare river valley and swiss mountains (Villnachern)

Elfingen Switzerland

Elfingen Switzerland

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Anybody who wandered through the Soulce Valley in days gone by would have seen a thin plume of smoke rising from many a small building and heard a uniform knocking on an anvil. That would have been a nail maker. After the Second World War, this craft came to a sudden end when the demand for shoe nails for army boots suddenly stopped. The old nail smithy in Soulce is open to visitors by arrangement.

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