Hollow-Post Mill, Pielavesi

A wind-powered mill in Finland.

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This mill has a tall, vertically boarded body with a gambrel roof, equal oar-shaped sails, and a platform built out from the base of the breast to carry a support (which is also a ladder) for an outboard bearing at the extreme end of the windshaft. It is the only known hollow-post mill to have this arrangement. It has a square stone chamber of interlocked timber construction and a boarded roof.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Hollow-post mill
Mill function
Archive ID 11874
Location Pielavesi, Savo
Country Finland




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