Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Pforzheim, a manufacturing town in the Grand-Duchy of Baden, is situated on the edge of the Schwarzwald at the junction of the Norgold and Enz. It contains the remains of an ancient castle, the castle church, and Stadthaus. Among the chief industries are the manufacture of trinkets (employing many thousand hands), machine making, making of silver-wares, tanning, bleaching, copper-working; and there are paper-, oil-, and saw-mills. The town is well served with railways, and much timber is floated to the Rhine by the Enz and Neckar. There is a considerable trade in fruit, oil, wine, and cattle.