Sartenada's photo blog / Blog de foto de Sartenada

October 27, 2009

Traditional windmills / Tradicionales molinos de viento / Moulins à vent traditionnels

In English:

Here are some examples of traditional windmills in my country

En español:

Aquí hay algunos ejemplos de molinos de viento en mi país

En francais:

Voici quelques exemples de moulins à vent dans mon pays.

Pienmäki

Pienmäki

Elimäki

Elimäki

Koskenkorva

Koskenkorva

Nivala

Nivala

Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi

Rantsila

Rantsila

Säkylä

Säkylä

Espoo

Espoo

Fagernäs

Fagernäs

Isokyrö

Isokyrö

Lemi

Lemi

Loviisa

Loviisa

Nivala

nivala

Pertunmaa

Pertunmaa

Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi

Savo

Savo

Seurasaari

Seurasaari

Törnävä

Törnävä

Lieksa

Lieksa

Humppila

Humppila

Jalasjärvi

Jalasjärvi

Virtasalmi

Virtasalmi

Iisalmi

Iisalmi

Oulu

Oulu

13 Comments »

  1. Lots of cool windmills! Love the variety. JoAnn

    Comment by neilbartowphotography — October 27, 2009 @ 17:00 | Reply

  2. Le moulin rouge n’est pas qu’une curiosité parisienne ! 😉
    Et je le préfère dans ces coins de nature !
    Bonne fin de journée.

    Comment by Marion B. — October 27, 2009 @ 23:58 | Reply

  3. These are beautiful wooden windmills! I haven’t seen any like these and I would jump with joy to see any like these in the photos. Talk about a real windmill! If I were a carpenter and knew some mechanics, I would build one. Lovely photos, of each one unique windmill. Thanks for telling about these, Sartenada.

    Comment by Anna Surface — May 17, 2010 @ 20:15 | Reply

    • Hello Anna.

      Oh, how glad I am reading Your comment. I really saw that You like them. Every time when I am looking at the first windmill, I get some smile on my lips, because there are two crows sitting on the wings.

      Comment by sartenada — May 18, 2010 @ 06:58 | Reply

  4. HI Sartenada,
    Truly some amazing images and awesome windmills for sure I would love to travel over there and get some of these windmills for my collection indeed🙂.
    Brett

    Comment by Brett Morgan — November 15, 2010 @ 12:30 | Reply

    • Hi Brett.

      Thank You so much for Your kind comment. I appreciate it.

      Happy Monday.

      Comment by sartenada — November 15, 2010 @ 12:49 | Reply

  5. These are fantastic!

    Comment by writingfeemail — June 3, 2012 @ 23:34 | Reply

    • Hi Renee.

      How glad I am that You checked my windmill post and that You love these vintage windmills. Thank You commenting.

      Have a lovely day!

      Comment by Sartenada — June 4, 2012 @ 06:52 | Reply

  6. These are so beautiful. Thanks for linking to them in my blog!

    Comment by TBM — September 10, 2012 @ 13:24 | Reply

    • Hi TBM.

      Thank You. I am glad that You liked them although many of them are very rustic, not having “sugar frosting”.

      Have a great beginning of the week!

      Comment by Sartenada — September 10, 2012 @ 13:58 | Reply

  7. The woman milking the cow! Might have to come back and ask you for permission to share that on my blog – mentioned it in my piece on Nivala🙂 Thank you for sharing all these photos, Matti, really bring back some great memories!

    Comment by Akanksha — March 21, 2015 @ 02:56 | Reply

    • Hello Akanksha.

      I am glad that You loved my photos. The woman milking bronze statue is made by famous artist Miina Äkkijyrkkä. She is specialized in cow statues, wooden and metallic. Sometime man can see them by the road sides. Examples:

      Recycling old car parts.

      You can share my photos if You want so.

      Happy weekend!

      Comment by Sartenada — March 21, 2015 @ 10:58 | Reply


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