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Pictorial History of Blennerville Windmill

The Derelict Shell of the Windmill
And the Old Railway Tracks,
Before Restoration Work Begins
       Work begins on the
badly damaged shell of
Blennerville windmill - June 1984.
old shell of the windmill       work begins on the restoration

morticed windshaft The Mortised Wind Shaft
receiving the one ton stock housing cast,
on which the sails will ultimately rotate.


The New Cap for the Windmill Being raised into position. March 1987.
raising the cap

The Renovated Windmill Tower
Awaits Its Sails. 1988
     The 60 foot Sail Stocks
Being assembled by
O'Leary's of Fermoy, Co. Cork.
ready for its sails      sails being assembled

Blennnerville Windmill Visitor Centre
Now a thriving tourist attraction
the windmill now
    The Visitor Centre comprises the now-working windmill,
audio-visual presentation, exhibition gallery,
craft shops and restaurant.


windmill centre and steam train



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