The growing number of windmills in Schiedam


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windmills The growing number of windmills in Schiedam

A few years ago I visited Schiedam, to see the 5 mills there that are amongst the tallest mills in the world. Having vistied the expected number of mills, I could still see another mill that I hadn't realized was there - which turned out to be the Noletmolen, constructed 2005, at the Nolet distillery to generate electricity.

I was trying to identify this photo of a very tall mill which reminded me of the Schiedam mills, so I checked up on them at the Dutch windmill database, and found that the database now lists 7 mills in Schiedam - the latest addition is the 2010 constructed De Kameel, a grain and electricity generating mill.

... and as for identifying that photo - I'm still looking for suggestions!

Update:[25/09/11] Mill in photo now identified as De Hoop, Rotterdam, and since the photo does not show the adverts that appeared later in the mill's life, the photo can be dated to around the 1890's.
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Item: #820, Posted: 5/9/11.


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