Nikolaev's windmill from Novye Shimkusy village

Short description
Nikolaev's's windmill from the village of Novye Shimkusy (Yalchikskiy district, Republic of Chuvashia) was built in 1909, is located on a historical site. Smock mill with an unknown number of sails and unknown number of millstones. Log construction. Was used as a flour mill (flour).

ConditionThe windmill is in ruins and is collapsing
StatusIn noone's possession, not used
MechanismNot restored, is going to ruin
Information about the mill was checked on .
The following historical parts of the mechanism have been preserved:
Brake wheel, Upright shaft.

Additional description
Village name in Chuvash language is Kurnavash. Miller name in Chuvash language is (probably) Микуç Windmills were built here from 1885 year. There were six windmills, one watermill and several horse driven сrushing mills. Very detailed village description is here, windmills are interestingly described on page 22.

Volga region smock windmill. Photos are here, video is here.