D&C 101

Parable of the Olive Orchard and Watchtower

 

 

(Picture taken by Bruce Satterfield)

An Olive Tree with a hedge round about in the background.

 

 

(Picture taken by Bruce Satterfield)

An Olive orchard.

 

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A modern watchtower.

 

(FROM: Reader Digest's, Great People of the Bible and How They Lived)

 A watchtower set in the midst of an vineyard.

 

(Photo taken by Bradley Ross)

Olive harvesting.

 

 

(Photo taken by Bruce Satterfield)

Olive crushing stone at Merisha, Israel.

 

 

 

(Photo taken by Bruce Satterfield)

Oliver crushing stone at BYU's Jerusalem Center.

 

 

 

(Photo taken by Bradley Ross)

After olives are crushed the mash is gathered into mash sacks to be taken to

the olive press.

 

 

(Photo taken by Bruce Satterfield)

 

 

(Photo taken by Bruce Satterfield)

BYU's Jerusalem Center's olive crusher.

 

 

 

(Photo taken by Bradley Ross)

Mash sacks placed under the crushing beam.

 

(Photo taken by Bradley Ross)

Using wooden levers, the crushing beam is weighed down with large rocks.

 

(Photo taken by Bradley Ross)

The weight of the beam presses down on the mash sacks forcing the oil

to drain into collecting bowls.

 

 

 

(Photo taken by Bradley Ross)

Close up of the collecting bowels.

 

 

(Photo taken by Bradley Ross)

BYU's Jerusalem Center's Screw Press.

 

 

 

(Photo taken by Bradley Ross)

(Mash sacks placed under the pressing screw.

 

 

(Photo taken by Bradley Ross)

Using a pole the screw press is tightened.

 

 

 

(Photo taken by Bradley Ross)

The reddish brown oil oozes from the mash sacks.

 

 

 

(Photo taken by Bradley Ross)

The reddish brown oil oozes from the mash sacks.