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Photo Uploaded: Jan 29 2007 15:07:32 GMT
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Grain mill "Nieuw Leven" anno 1750
Netherlands, Valburg, July 2005
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Jan 29 2007 15:32 GMT
Majesty construction! Nice historical mill and beautiful shot!
Jan 29 2007 15:35 GMT
Very nice foto with a very interestingly designed windmill!
Jan 29 2007 17:40 GMT
Jan 29 2007 19:48 GMT
Thank you abojovna.
Jan 29 2007 19:53 GMT
Hans, this is a so-called 'standerdmolen'. It is the oldest mill design in the Netherlands.
Jan 29 2007 19:58 GMT
Thank you Joe. In the Netherlands, there now about 1200 mills left, but a 100 years ago there were more than 10000 mills!
Jan 30 2007 02:46 GMT
Wonderful shot senna. You will not see many of these in my part of the worlds.
Jan 30 2007 09:57 GMT
Thank you Seamus. Yes I think that mills are typically Dutch. This year it is the Netherlands "The year of the mill". The government has reserved a lot of money for restauration of mills.
Jan 30 2007 11:06 GMT
Jan 30 2007 19:10 GMT
Great picture of a beautiful mill dear senna3!
Jan 31 2007 10:39 GMT
Thank you Anna. I am almost done with my mill pictures, at least the ones that I am satisfied with. This one is number 42. I hope to get more this year.
Jan 31 2007 17:23 GMT
Great symbol of Holland !!!
Feb 01 2007 08:52 GMT
It sure is Nakolezestodoly. Thank you for visiting and all your kind comments.
Mar 28 2010 11:15 GMT
Deze is ook heel mooi, Peter!! Ook al heeft ie dan geen 3 verdiepingen...haha
Prachtige foto trouwens!! Mooie heldere dag!! Vandaag helaas niet zo erg... ;-(
Mar 19 2011 14:37 GMT
Peter, this is another mill I re-visited from the link you gave Don James to answer his question about the "Post Mills". From what I can discern from the original size, the whole upper member can be turned into the wind. Upon close inspections of the masts and sail support lattice, I became curious about the sail lattice. It appears to be made of steel rods? I've always assumed the lattice was made from wood. Can you satisfy my curiosity?
Mar 19 2011 18:45 GMT
Larry, I consulted the Dutch Mill Database where you can find specifications of all Dutch mills. For this particular one, nothing is said about the material of the sail lattice, but I think you are right, it very much looks like steel.
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