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Jerusalem Mill turns after 140 years
August 07 2012 by Ron (1160 views)
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The Dutch millwrights from Friesland who have been restoring the Holman "Montefiore" mill in Jerusalem have now got it turning.
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A very encouraging video shows the mill on its first day of turning since the 19th century - 6th August 2012 - almost 150 years since it last worked.
The project, a gem of international cooperation involving input from Vincent Pargeter and the late Geoff Holman, is a marvellous tribute to what can be achieved with persistence.
An earlier video shows the cap being replaced not that long ago.
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