File REXW-FIN-113 - Alastaro, Satakunta

Toe mill and workers in field around it in Alastaro, Satakunta

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REXW-FIN-113

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Alastaro, Satakunta

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  • 20th century (Creation)

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1 envelope containing 1 photograph

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(6 March 1901 - 7 January 1986)

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Rex Wailes (1901-1986) was considered the leading mill expert of his day. By profession an engineer, he made windmills the subject of lifelong study, acting as consultant and advisor for mill repairs and restoration throughout Britain and elsewhere in the world. He played an important role in the formation of the Mills Section of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and trained many others in the study of mills, as well as acting as a consultant in the wider field of Industrial Archaeology. For more information see the featured people section of our website: http://www.millsarchive.org/explore/people/biographies/entry/111775/Rex-Wailes

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1 photograph of toe (post) mill at Alastaro, Satakunta with people cutting rye woth sickles in the foreground

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This material may be consulted free of charge at the Mills Archive; please email visitors@millsarchive.org to arrange an appointment.

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  • Box: Rex Wailes Finland Volume 3