OF THE SIERRA
the Sierra de las Nieves there have been many
other trades that were a livelihood for its
inhabitants and due to the large number of them,
we will only touch upon superficially. Apart
from these countless handicrafts, mention should
also be made of all those hard tasks related to
work in the fields, such as reaping crops,
picking almonds, carob beans, olives, both those
which were left to turn green and those that
were used for making oil.
Maker or seller of pack-saddles, which were the
main element of the harnessing equipment for the
pack-animals, composed of a framework with two
stuffed cushions, normally filled with straw,
and joined at the part that falls over the back
of the animal.
Saddler who makes saddles and other straps for
hackamores, and other items of tack for horses.
Person who trades in eggs, chickens, and other
Person who fits and adjusts horseshoes to
horses, or shoes for cows and oxen.
Person who transports merchandise from one place
to another on pack-animals.
Person in charge of or who works in a mill. In
the Sierra de las Nieves the mills are
windmills, used to produce flour or oil.
Person who digs out limestone and burns it in a
limekiln or oven.
who keeps or drives oxen.
Man who looks after the pigs.
Farmhand: Farm helper, especially one
who works in ploughing with yokes of mules or