20010804-12 Drainage Mill De Hadel at Zaanse Schans (Holland).jpg #246 Zaanse Houses at Zaanse Schans (Holland)Thumbnails#244 The Zaanse Schans at Zaanstad (Holland)
The drainage mill "De Hadel" was rebuild at the Zaanse Schans in 1969. It dates from the late 19th century and was used to drain a polder, an area of reclaimed land. The windmill’s sails work a paddle wheel that moves the water. It was originally located in Midwoud, a village in Noord-Holland.
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