We spent a day at Winterthur, which is a considerable municipal town, rendered lively by trade.
It is customary to convey the air-blast through a pipe leading to the ash-pit, as in the Winterthur apparatus (Fig. 92).
In 1812 the great firm of Rieter and Co., whose machines soon gained a world-wide reputation, started business at Winterthur.
His first halting-place was the little town of Winterthur, between Zurich and Constance.
The Zurich forces attacked Winterthur, a Habsburg town, but owing to the absence of reinforcements sustained a severe defeat .
Their ancestral manor house near Winterthur is still in good condition.