Windmill from the village of Stary Kiek (museum «Tatar Avyly»)Short description
The windmill from the village of Stary Kiek (Vysokogorsky district, Republic of Tatarstan) was built in 1943, was transported to the interactive museum "Tatar Avyly" (Republic of Tatarstan) in 2009. Smock mill with four sails and one pair of millstones. Log construction. Unique details: spindle is a vertical shaft, like in post-based mills. Was used as a flour mill (flour).
|Condition||The windmill is restored|
|Mechanism||Restored, but not used|
The windmill was in operation in the museum until 2013. Now it is not in operation - no miller. Do you want to become a miller here?
Also in some sources it is said that some Chuvash mill was used as a “donor” for the mill mechanism. Which one? That’s what is interesting to find out.