Vikelä Farm Mill, Taivalpohja
A wind-powered mill in Finland.
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The mill has a framed and boarded body 8 ft. square by 12 ft. 3 in. high, with a pyramidal roof and a stone chamber, octagonal outside, 22 ft. across with a turfed roof. The sails span about 30 ft., have equal curved sides and are 5 ft. 6 in. wide at the tip; there is a single sloping tailpole.
|Mill type||Hollow-post mill|
|Location||Taivalpohja, Ylöjärvi, Häme|
- Wailes, Rex, & Auvo Hirsjärvi, "Finnish Mills Part III: Hollow Post Mills", (Transactions of the Newcomen Society, 44, 1971-1972, pp.99-118)
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