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Our local windmill restoration.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Mottie, 28 Nov 2020.

  1. Mottie

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    I’ll start this afresh as some idiot on here is persisting in trying to turn the other thread into yet another Brexit thread. No prizes for guessing who.

    Anyway, there’s some splendid restoration work being done on our local windmill. I’ve been inside it many years ago when we first moved round here in 1990. Having a mechanical background I found it very interesting. It’s taken a few years and a lot of funding to get to the final stretch. Nearing completion now, the cap and sails were sent to Holland for restoration and are now back. Specialists are over here finishing it off.

    For those that are interested they have a web site including a live feed.

    All here: http://www.upminsterwindmill.org/

    I’d be grateful if you could keep comments on subject. Enjoy. (y)

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    I think they packed up just before 7.00 tonight.
     
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    A group took over our last windmill a few years back and restored it.

    Great to see, it's a working mill now.

    Not many left!.

    https://www.holgatewindmill.org
     
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    I saw a mouse!
     
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    Where?
     
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    There on the stair
     
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    A little mouse with clogs on?
     
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    Nice one. 35 years older than ours.
     
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    Going clip clipperty clop on the stair. Enough! :D
     
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    Is it in this country?
     
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