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Windmill of Longchamps, also name's Windmill of Bagatelle

The nineteenth century mill is located inside the racecourse "hyppodrome de Longchamps - Paris". His tour is partly covered with ivy.
Initially it was a pivotal mill dating back to 1312.

This mill was threatened by war of 1914-18, received a bomb at his feet had destroyed a portion of its wings. It is currently pumping water to feed the reservoir cascade of the Bois de Boulogne. The Paris Prefecture has decided to repair to continue the evacuation of water but it does more grinds grain.


In workshop another view of the windmill in background, and the horseracer in foreground...: "Windmill with horseracers".

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