Tweemanspolder Molen No.1, Zevenhuizen - The Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein
N 52° 01.623 E 004° 33.933
31U E 607407 N 5765203
Quick Description: Mill No.1 of the 4 mills that together makes the 'Molenviergang "
Location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 3/22/2020 2:47:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM127NZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
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Long Description:
The Tweemanspolder Molen No.1 is a ground sailer near Zevenhuizen. The mill was built in 1730 and is the substructure of the Tweemanspolder windmill. The mill was equipped with a paddle wheel until 1950. Due to a change in the polder level, the paddle wheel has been replaced by a centrifugal pump, which, however, was not satisfactory. In 1953 the four-aisle was decommissioned and the windmills were acquired by the Molenviergang Tweemanspolder Foundation. A major restoration was carried out in 2009/2010, reversing the 1950 change and deepening the paddle wheel. As a result, the mill turnaround comes back into balance.
Year built?: 1730

Is the mill or gin still in operation?: Yes

What is or was processed here?: digging.

Are tours available?: Only during festivals or special events.

How is or was it powered?: Wind

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What is it used as today?: Not listed

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