Penterbak shows a dozen scale models of traditional Dutch Windmills. The text is in Dutch, but that should not stop you. Above: a saw mill. Some building plans are here, here and here. Related: Wind powered factories – the history (and future?) of industrial windmills.
A snuff windmill :
Detail of a drainage windmill:
One of the sails:
And more at Penterbak.
- Wind powered factories – the history (and future?) of industrial windmills.
- Building plans for Dutch industrial windmills (1850)
- The home made windmills of Nebraska (1899)
- Windmills and wind motors – how to build and run them (1910)
- Boat mills: water powered, floating factories