TL5770 : Wicken Windmill - the fantail

taken 2 years ago, near to Wicken, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Wicken Windmill - the fantail
Wicken Windmill - the fantail
This keeps the sails facing into the wind automatically by turning the cap via gearing and a worm operating on a toothed track. One of the two chains operated the brake and the other is for the striking gear operating the shutters on the patent sails.
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TL5770, 83 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 26 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
County (from Tags)
Cambridgeshire 
Primary Subject of Photo
Windmill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5705 7057 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:18.6470N 0:18.1395E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5705 7057
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Wicken  Milling Machinery  Fantail 

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