Salines de Bex 15 Aug Posted on 2020/08/15Author Georges 0 Family tourism…. first time in ages 🙂 The mines are still in production extracting 100t per day with to mine workers…. Huge underground chamber Salt water deposit When you dig 26y vertically in the wrong direction (vertical hole) Train into the mines Four floors of mines Modern way of salt extraction As in every mine: holy Barbara Salt crystal on the ceiling Mining carrot of 800m horizontally Salt stalagmites Lift to check the ventilation channels Old pipes made of tree containing much resin. Tubing the trees Tree pipes Modern salt production: saline water (30% of salt) is heated at 55°C where salt crystals are been created. Salt is dried and then sorted in two different sizes accordingly to the “fleur des alpes” salt EmailMoreTweetLike this:Like Loading... Related
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