Windmills of North Dakota


Kenmare (#us44)

(48.67214,-102.08)
smock mill :

built 1902, used till 1918. Restored 1959

Signboard says:
Danish Mill
Built in 1902, 11 miles north of Kenmare by Christian C Jensen, Danish immigrant. The mill was in daily operation until 1918. Gears are hand-hewn maple. Canvas sails attached to vanes regulate speed of grinding stones which weigh 1800-lbs each.
Capacity was 200 sacks per day.
Restored in 1959.
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Minot (#us43)

(48.22629,-101.29)
Scandinavian Heritage Center: small Danish mill:

built 1928 and used for grinding wheat and pumping water. Moved in the 1960's, and rebuilt 1992

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