Yudin's windmill from the village of Azapolye (museum «Malye Korely»)

Short description
Yudin's windmill from the village of Azapolye (Mezen district, Arhangelsk region) was built around the beginning of the 20th century, was transported to the museum of wooden architecture "Malye Korely" (Arhangelsk region) in 1970. Inverted postbased mill with four sails and one pair of millstones. Log construction. Was used as a flour mill (flour).

ConditionThe windmill is restored
StatusMuseum exhibit
MechanismConserved, not restored
The following historical parts of the mechanism have been preserved:
Windshaft, Brake wheel, Sack hoist.
Millstone mechanism:
Stone nut, Spindle, Wedges, Hopper, Vat.

Additional description
This mill from Azapolye was a prototype for a new inverted mill at Fort Ross in California, USA. As a result, these are the only two completely identical mills, though on different continents.

Overall, it is one of the seven Mezen inverted post-based mill with a high ryazha (crib) as a trestle.