David at El Molí Blanc on November 1991. The place had been almost inhabited for 26 years. There remained a tenant that produced paper until 1998. A major restoration of the mill was carried out that year.
Nobody knows with certainty when paper begun to be produced in the mill. What we know is that on 1680 a man called Jover lived in the mill, producing cloths at that time. Some years after that, it turned into a gristmill and, finally, between 1720 and 1740, it was converted to a paper mill.
Photography of the Molí Blanc 1995
Pau Comas was the owner, and Pau Vinyals, from Sant Pere de Riudebitlles, the tenant.
At the beginning of the 19th century, Swiss owners used it to produce pottery.
It produced deckle edged paper and at the beginning of the 20th century it produced brown paper.
Joan Miquel i Parera’s family moved to the El Molí Blanc de Terrassola. He and his son Fidel worked there during 46 years, until 1944.
During the period 1948-1962, Albert Helbig was the manager of the El Molí Blanc.
Pedro Berenguer rents the El Molí Blanc to Josep Morgades Casanovas until 1973
Josep Ventura becomes the manager of the El Molí Blanc to produce brown air dried paper, occasionally filter paper and, eventually, he expanded the facilities to provide industrial drying. The paper production stopped on 1976.
Document of the year 1914
Main façade of the 18th century