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      Among the Volga Germans were prominent industrialists. The Schmidt, Reineke, and Borell families were among the most prominent, dominating the sarpinka industry in the Volga German region for decades.
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Last updated 15 February 2015.

Photograph from "Wolgadeutsche Architektur" by Dr. Sergei Terjochin, great-grandson of German Russian settler Andreas Stoll, a steam-mill owner Engels (Pokrovsk), 1897.


Photograph of the Borel mill in 2006.


Postcard of the Reineke Mill in Saratov.


A. K. Reineke house in Saratov - now an art museum


Former Borell mill in Saratov. Built in the 1880s, it continues to be used - contemporary views
of this complex are available on the blog of Denis Zhabkin.


Borell Mill


Postcard of a Volga German steam sawmill for the manufacture of wood products. The mill was owned by the brothers K., E. and F. Bauer of Sarepta, Saratov.


Remains of the Hergert mill in Volgograd (Stalingrad). This stands as part of the memorial to the battle of Stalingrad during WWII.


Grain & flour warehouses of the Reineke Brothers (Johann & Konrad) in Saratov. Contemporary views
of this complex are available on the blog of Denis Zhabkin.
Source: Alexandr Vayhel.