Thanks Paul for the web reference. Nobody spoke English when I visited
but the architecture was most interesting. I gathered from the web site
that there was an underground feed of brine from Salins to Arc et Senans
which I understand was a distance of 17km.
Did you go to Salins?
On 7/17/03 3:12 AM Paul Courtney writes:
>for more info on Buffon. It is mostly in French but has an English summary
>and in any case Google will translate. The French equivalent of EH have
>had a major research program on the post-medieval iron industry going for
>years and published a series of regional inventories.