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Mine Gianna: a jump back in history

Points called Marmotta
Points called Marmotta
© Archivio Ecomuseo delle Miniere e della Val Germanasca (Photo: Serena Maccari)
The mechanical devices to allow the carts' points manoeuvre was called" marmotte." Lifting the device and moving it caused the modifying of the rails' asset.
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