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Post mill: Sectional view of windmill showing grain being fed into millstones in centre. On left of mill, sack of grain is being hoisted top of building. In this design of mill the whole structure was rotated on post, R, to bring the sails into the wind. From German edition of Agostino Ramelli 'Le diverse et artificiose machine' published 1620. Engraving.

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Post mill: Sectional view of windmill showing grain being fed into millstones in centre. On left of mill, sack of grain is being hoisted top of building.  In this design of mill the whole structure was rotated on post, R, to bring the sails into the wind.   From German edition of Agostino Ramelli 'Le diverse et artificiose machine' published 1620. Engraving.