De Bleeke Dood. Smok windmill; flour mill Zaanse Schans, Holland Netherlands. Sun blue sky and steam from modern industry behind

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De Bleeke Dood. Smok windmill; flour mill Zaanse Schans, Holland Netherlands. Sun blue sky and steam from modern industry behind
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De Bleeke Dood smock mill / windmill. The oldest surviving windmill with operating platform in the Netherlands. It was used to grind flour for bread making. Zaanse Schans is a neighbourhood of Zaandam, near Zaandijk in the municipality of Zaanstad in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. It is thought to be the oldest industrialised region of Europe. (78)
Location: Lagedijk 28, 1544 BG Zaandijk, Netherlands