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Latest TIMS Newsletter is stunning

The latest issue (Spring 2012) contains an amazing 37 pages of articles and images relating to mills in many countries around the world. As a demonstration of the breadth and interest of the subjects available, TIMS publications are second to none and this one is free TIMS E-News is a downloadable PDF and you can subscribe…

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TIMS has updated its website

Author: Wiard Beek We have updated our Mills & More page to include advice for Europeans see: All about mills….Mill related merchandise) http://www.timsmills.info/Merchandise/Merchandize.htm If you live in Europe, you will get faster service using our bookshop on the Mills Archive site athttp://shop.millsarchivetrust.org/home.php?cat=27 Prices are quoted in Pounds and in Euros. Shipping and handling costs, based on…

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History of the Tornado Windmill Co

In the latest set of links to news items, an interesting history of the Tornado Windmill Company in New York State from its founding in 1874 attracted my attention The full article may be found at http://www.thedailynewsonline.com/articles/2009/05/04/news/5311178.txt American windmills are of course referred to in the UK as wind engines, but ours don’t look quite like Tornados!…

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New Website on European Windmills

Author: Leo van Raamsdonk For years now I am interested in regional diversity and development of windmills. After a period that I didn’t have the possibility to pay attention, I recently started to study traditional windmills again. One of the current results is a website with a.o. a computer program for identifying European windmills. Another…

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Peotone windmill’s fate still twisting in the wind

The Chicago Tribune reports on the Rathje Windmill which has stood guard on the north end of Peotone in southern Will County, which now needs money spent on it: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-peotone_windmill_sw_zone_05feb05,0,3667001.story See also the mill’s website: http://www.peotone.com/rathjemill/index.htm

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