Ranta-Opas Farm, Oppaankylä

A wind-powered mill in Finland.

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Mill had ten sails, twin tailpoles joined at the lower ends, and an oblong penthouse cap built of intersecting timber balks; the short squat tower housed two pairs of stones.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Smock mill
Mill function
Archive ID 11815
Location Oppaankylä Village, Kurikka, South Bothnia
Country Finland


  • Wailes, Rex, & Auvo Hirsjärvi, "Finnish Mills Part II: Mamsel or Smock Mills", (Transactions of the Newcomen Society, 43, 1970-1971, pp.113-128)


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