Windmill....the are various types in use nowadays from horizontal to vertical from water pumping to electricity....the idea of a windmill goes back to the Greek engineer Heron of Alexandria in the 1st century AD is the earliest known instance of using a wind-driven wheel to power a machine.

the are various types in use nowadays from horizontal to vertical from water pumping to electricity.the idea of a windmill goes back to the Greek engineer Heron of Alexandria in the century AD is the earliest known instance of using a w

Traditional Osthrobotnian country house - Pohjalaistalo, Jurva, Finland

Traditional Osthrobotnian country house - Pohjalaistalo, Jurva, Finland

Raippaluodon silta, Merenkurkun rannikko - Mustasaari © Marjut Hakkola, 2014

Raippaluodon silta, Merenkurkun rannikko - Mustasaari © Marjut Hakkola, 2014

Vasaesplanade wooden houses. - Vaasa, Finland., Vaasa, Finland.  Birthplace of Matts Jonsson Abbel (MNXM-4P8) born about 1575.  And his wife Mrs. Matts Jonsson Abbel (MNXM-453) born about 1580.  5 generations after them were born here with the last ones born here in 1735 and 1738.  See pedigree charts for names.

Vaasa is in Ostrobothnia, Western Finland. Vaasa was an important place of governance when Finland was part of Sweden. From Mapcarta, the interactive map.

Vaasa, Finland at Christmas Eve 2015 | Photo by Christian Nylund / yle.fi

The Gulf of Bothnia seen from Vaasa, Finland at Christmas Eve 2015

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