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Eastham Windmill - Interior
Eastham Windmill - Hopper, Shoe, Mill Stones, Case
Hopper, Shoe & Millstone
Eastham Windmill - Hopper
Hopper in respect to the shaft.
Eastham Windmill - Hopper
Center perspective of the hopper.
Eastham Windmill - Hopper, Shoe, Mill Stones, Case
Hopper on the Mill Stone Case
Eastham Windmill -  Mill Stones, Case
Mill Stone Case
Eastham Windmill - Shoe, Millstones, Spindle, Eye of Millstones
Great view of the eye of the millstones and the shoe that drops the grain into the eye.
Eastham Windmill - Hopper, Shoe, Mill Stones, Case
Hopper sits on top of the mill stone case.
Eastham Windmill - Spindle aka Shaft
Spindle aka Shaft
Attached to the bullwheel at the top of the mill and the eye of the mill stones.
Eastham Windmill - Scrimshaw on the wall and timbers.
Scrimshaw is found on the wall and timbers of the interior of Eastham Windmill.
Sailors has carved their writings on the interior of whaling ships.
Windmills, such as Eastham, were constructed from old wooden ships.
Eastham Windmill - Scrimshaw on the wall and timbers
Scrimshaw on the wall and timbers
Eastham Windmill - Hook and Crane
Hook and Crane
This device is attached to the runner stone. Once the stone is fixed in place, the stone is flipped over and both the runner stone (top stone) and the bed stone (fixed stone) will be sharped and dressed.
Eastham Windmill - Interior of the First Level
Interior of the First Level
Eastham Windmill - Corn Sheller
Corn Sheller
Eastham Windmill - Steps up to the Second Level, Well Worn.
Steps to the Second Level of the Mill. The wood identifes how well used the steps were.
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Hours: Seasonal. Contact Eastham Historical Society P.O. Box 8 Eastham, MA 02642
Directions: In Eastham on Route 6.
Address: 2510 U. S. Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
Bibliography:
Beals, Fred. Windmill List. Society for the Preservation of Old Mills. Mishawaka IN. 2002.
Burrows, Fredrika A. Windmills on Cape Cod and the Islands Taunton, MA: William S. Sullwold Publishing, Inc, 1978. 71-76

 

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