Consul Anders Sveaas and factory manager Wilhelm Rydgren in front of Nybruket in 1896. Photo: Kistefos' photo collection.
A/S Kistefos Træsliperi was established by consul Anders Sveaas in 1889. The wood pulp mill produced wood pulp used in the European paper industry.
Five young workers inside the wood pulp mill in the 1920s. Photo: Kistefos' photo collection.
The Industrial Museum at Kistefos is a collective term for the industrial historical collection at Kistefos.
From the installation Movimenti della Memoria by Fabrizio Plessi. Photo: Einar Aslaksen.
From the installation Movimenti della memoria by Fabrizio Plessi. Photo: Einar Aslaksen.
The production at Kistefos stopped in 1955, but the buildings and machines have been preserved. Several of the machines have been set in motion once again, creating a "living factory" for Kistefos´ visitors.