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Meanings of the position of the sails

Did you know that when you see the sails of a windmill at a standstill, the position of the sails have a meaning?When the...
Windmill 'Sint Jan' in Stramproy (Limburg)

Windmill ‘Sint Jan’ in Stramproy (Limburg)

Address: Molenweg 16 6039 RH Stramproy
windmills Kinderdijk

Winter fun on frozen rivers, lakes and canals

Did you know that no less than an estimated 1,000,000 people enjoyed the Dutch frozen rivers, lakes and canals yesterday? Today may be the...
Twiske Windmill in Landsmeer (north of Amsterdam)

Windmill decapitated during a whirlwind

Did you know that today the windmill of Twiske near Amsterdam was decapitated during a whirlwind? The 23,000kg cap and sails were blown away...
windmill Zeddam

The oldest existing windmill in the Netherlands

Did you know that the tower mill in Zeddam is the oldest existing windmill in the Netherlands?The windmill is most likely built before the...

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