Rinta-Kaihla Farm Mill, Kurikka

A wind-powered saw mill in Finland.

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This mill had eight sails equal and slightly curved, the body was roughly a cube with twin-Y tailpole, the stone chamber was square with hipped corners and a saw mill shed end-on. Both body and stone chamber were built from vertical boarding. The mill was dated 1886 and had a great spur wheel driving two pairs of stones underdrift.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Hollow-post mill
Mill function Saw mill
Archive ID 11887
Location Kurikka, South Bothnia
Country Finland
Latitude/longitude 62.67752000, 21.98439500



  • TIMS Mills GPS Database Mill ID 7177
  • 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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