The European Mill Revolution

Before the Industrial Revolution, there were windmills and waterwheels

Radars and rotating parts of a traditional wooden windmill for grinding grain and flour

Long before the Industrial Revolution with with its Spinning Jenny, and James Watt and his steam engine, there was a Mill Revolution. One might call it a Mini-Industrial Revolution. Windmills and waterwheels all over Europe were powering a large variety of mills.

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Erik Engheim

Erik Engheim

Geek dad, living in Oslo, Norway with passion for UX, Julia programming, science, teaching, reading and writing.