Tuesday 18 October 2011

The Windpump at Esvres

Eolienne Bollée at Esvres.
We have been big fans of the éoliennes (windmills) made by the Bollée foundry in the 19th century, ever since we discovered one near Yzeures.

The éolienne pumped water from the river for
the chateau in the background.
Recently we had clients who were an engineer and an architect so we stopped off at the very impressive, fully restored Eolienne Bollée on the outskirts of the small town of Esvres on the Indre river.



Tim said...

Nice AK 350 next to Célestine!! Looks a real one, not restored.

Anonymous said...

Wow! It looks wonderful,


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