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Nederland - Molen van Waardenburg

Nederland - Molen van Waardenburg
Before the year of 1780 there was a post mill on the site of this mill. That mill had been blown over and repaired, but in the year 1780 it was demolished and replaced by the present hexagonal mill. The Molen van Waardenburg is one of the eight remaining hexagonal mills in the Netherlands.

For many years the mill belonged to the Waardenburg-Neerijnen estate. In the First World War, the windmill was used to generate electricity. After the high water levels in the river Waal in 1995, the dike of the river was made heavier and raised, after which the mill was also raised by one and a half meters.

Because of its location, the corn mill is considered being one of the more beautiful mills in the Netherlands. Since 2009 the mill is owned by Stichting Geldersch Landschap & Kasteelen, a foundation for the protection of nature and landscape in the province of Gelderland. The mill is still regularly used for grinding grain by volunteers.

Gudrun, Au Cœur..., Yves Saulnier, Gary Schotel and 79 other people have particularly liked this photo


60 comments - The latest ones
 michael / nureinmoment /
michael / nureinmome… club
I love these old windmills, Jaap ... You're lucky to have so many of them in your country!
2 months ago.
 cammino
cammino club
Interesting history, beautiful mill picture.
2 months ago.
 Nouchetdu38
Nouchetdu38 club
Great shot!*******
groeten****
2 months ago.
 Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda club
IMPECCABLE et superbement captée ..!
Bonne soirée.
2 months ago.
 John Cass
John Cass club
Beautiful image, interesting info Jaap.
2 months ago.
 Ulrich John
Ulrich John club
Ein wunderbares Bild, Jaap !
2 months ago.
 J. Gafarot
J. Gafarot club
Charming Picture my friend !
2 months ago.
 Fred Fouarge
Fred Fouarge club
mooie superscherpe foto JAAP
2 months ago.
 uwschu
uwschu club
ich oute mich als Windmühlenfan :-)
2 months ago.
 J.Garcia
J.Garcia club
Gorgeous in this wonderful landscape
Superb capture!
Many thanks for sharing and also for the interesting information, like always, Jaap
2 months ago.
 Hélène Lombard
Hélène Lombard club
Très beau moulin bien présenté avec son histoire !!!
2 months ago.
 HappySnapper
HappySnapper club
Beautiful setting and a grand mill thankfully and painstakingly preserved for the nation to enjoy.
2 months ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
Excellent shots of a lovely mill and great information Jaap
2 months ago.
 Jean
Jean club
Beautiful building in lovely surroundings.
2 months ago.
 WiePet
WiePet club
Nice classical windmill!
2 months ago.
 Peter Castell
Peter Castell club
A wonderful windmill with a fascinating history
2 months ago.
 Misou 49
Misou 49 club
Superbe photo de ce joli moilin !
2 months ago.
 Madeleine Defawes
Madeleine Defawes club
Superbes images de ce très beau moulin bien conservé !
Have a nice day
2 months ago.
 Kawasirius
Kawasirius club
Une merveille architecturale de ce moulin, présenté par des vues au cadrage le positionnant sur un beau ciel bleu ! Un beau trésor des Pays-Bas !
Passez une bonne journée, Jaap !
2 months ago.
 neira-Dan
neira-Dan club
superbe moulin , et belle photo à la composition soignée
2 months ago.
 Schussentäler
Schussentäler club
eine wunderschöne Windmühle.
2 months ago.
 Claudia G
Claudia G club
Beau moulin, intéressant résumé !
2 months ago.
 Annemarie
Annemarie club
thanks also for the inset: all beautiful
2 months ago.
 John Lawrence
John Lawrence club
Thank you for posting your wonderful image to
Interesting History
2 months ago.
 Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet club
Gorgeous windmill and interesting info, Jaap !! Happy Wednesday !!!
2 months ago.
 Guy Bacca
Guy Bacca club
Superbe moulin bien mis en valeur par les images
2 months ago.
 Roger Dodger
Roger Dodger club
A very nice setting for an interesting mill, nice set Jaap.
2 months ago.
 Philippe
Philippe club
Excellent ! *****
2 months ago.
 Tacheles
Tacheles club
Goed onderhouden. Mooi!
2 months ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
A beautiful mill Jaap and so very Dutch and always a pleasure to see.
2 months ago.
 Mick Herbert
Mick Herbert club
Nice capture Jaap !
2 months ago.
 ©UdoSm
©UdoSm club
Great...
2 months ago.
 Percy Schramm
Percy Schramm club
Oh, what a beautiful looking windmill !!!
2 months ago.
 Ruesterstaude
Ruesterstaude club
Die alten Windmühlen sind zwar nicht so effektiv wie die modernen Windräder, dafür passen sie gut in die Landschaft – im Gegensatz zu den „Spargelstangen“!
2 months ago.
 Dean Morley (on and off)
Dean Morley (on and… club
Wat een heel fijne molen, Jaap, die op zo mooi plattegrond staat. Goed gefotografeerd. :-)
2 months ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
Great images and interesting information, Jaap. Imagine the mill being an early wind generator!
2 months ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
A lovely old mill..............in a beautiful location. I really like the way you've composed this image Jaap , the mill looks fantastic against the sky. I like the longer view in the second PiP, it really shows the dike off nicely.

An interesting narrative too. It's nice to know the mill is still in use today!
2 months ago.
 Soeradjoen (very limited time)
Soeradjoen (very lim… club
Weer een van die prachtige Hollandse molens!
blijf gezond Jaap.
2 months ago.
 Weard Bültena
Weard Bültena club
Moin,
eine wunderschöne Mühle, sehr schön abgelichtet.
Danke für die Info.
Weard
2 months ago.
 vero
vero club
magnifique moulin
2 months ago.
 Nicole Merdrignac
Nicole Merdrignac club
Superbe photo avec notes. Nicole.
2 months ago.
 Valeriane ♫ ♫ ♫¨*
Valeriane ♫ ♫ ♫¨* club
merveilleux décor pour ce joli moulin********************
beau jeudi mon ami♫
2 months ago.
 Christa1004
Christa1004 club
Beautiful surroundings around this mill and it is great that they are still grinding grain there.
2 months ago.
 Marije Aguillo
Marije Aguillo club
Bonito motivo.
2 months ago.
 annaig56
annaig56 club
toujours très beau tes moulins,, jaap
2 months ago.
 Hansruedi Voegele
Hansruedi Voegele club
Sehr schöne Aufnahmen!
2 months ago.
 Silvana -Silvy 51
Silvana -Silvy 51 club
effettivamente è un mulino molto bello.
mi piacerebbe vedere gli interni :-)
ciao, Silvy
2 months ago.
 Beatrice Degan(MARS)
Beatrice Degan(MARS) club
Lovely hexagonal mill so rich in history and still working, Jaap !
2 months ago.
 Rainer Blankermann
Rainer Blankermann club
Schöne Aufnahmen! Ich danke Dir auch für den erläuternden Text!
Ich wünsche Dir ein entspanntes Wochenende.
2 months ago.
 cp_u
cp_u club
very impressive
2 months ago.
 Nora Caracci
Nora Caracci club
lovely and interesting, excellent !
2 months ago.
 Peter_Private_Box
Peter_Private_Box club
Hi Jaap

Great to see these windmill pictures! Reminds me of my holidays there!

Fantastic colours

Wonderful composition

Best Wishes,, a nice weekend, and stay safe!!
Peter
2 months ago.
 Martin Janßen
Martin Janßen club
Looks so well rounded, the windmill with the round hedge, i like it very much. Have a nice weekend, Jaap!
2 months ago.
 Christel Ehretsmann
Christel Ehretsmann club
nice and authentic
2 months ago.
 M♥rJ Photogr♥phy !! ( Marj )
M♥rJ Photogr♥phy !!… club
I do LoVe these Windmills , which you have captured well Jaap...Good Sunday to you !!
2 months ago.
 sunlight
sunlight club
Very nice !
2 months ago.
 Riet Van Vliet
Riet Van Vliet club
dat is weer een mooie molen jaap.!
2 months ago.
 Eric Desjours
Eric Desjours club
A superb point of view on this very beautiful mill, indeed. Nice perspectives, including the 2nd PiP.
8 weeks ago.
 Jean Paul Capdeville
Jean Paul Capdeville club
Vraiment superbe. Je ne sais pourquoi, les moulins à vent m'ont toujours fait rêver. Amitié. Jean Paul
8 weeks ago.
 Yves Saulnier
Yves Saulnier club
C'est un magnifique moulin.
7 weeks ago.

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