Author: Adam Marriott
The Mills Archive picture of Foston windmill in their newly relased Flickr page at http://www.flickr.com/photos/millsarchive/ shows a mill whose sails I have always liked.
Jon Sass once told me the miller made them himself out of telegraph poles from the nearby A1 which were being changed at the time. i wonder if there was any advantage of mixing springs and commons, maybe save a bit of weight? (comment lifted from Ron Cookson’s Facebook album “Archive Photos on Flickr”)