Smock Mill, Petolahti

A wind-powered mill in Finland.

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Also called Petalax.

A mill similar to those at Övermark. It has four sails, an unbraced tailpole, but without the drip board, and the curb showed under the petticoat between each cant post.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Smock mill
Mill function
Archive ID 11820
Location Petolahti, 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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