Molema Millwrights | Bert Bulder | Havenga Construction

Building Windmill De Immigrant in Fulton, Illinois

June 7- July 14, 1999

Fulton, IL, USA - Construction of the Octagon -Phase 3

Phase 3 of the construction of the octagon is the first exterior layer: pine wood.
Both workers finished the previous two phases in slightly more than a week and so still only carry their "low lands by the sea" tan.

Building Windmill De Immigrant Fulton Il

The first layer of the outside finishing, made of pine wood, is applied horizontally.

Building Windmill De Immigrant Fulton Il

Building Windmill De Immigrant Fulton Il

After a long day of work in the hot sun, a refreshing drink in the relatively cool octagon...

Building Windmill De Immigrant Fulton Il

After finishing the pine lining, the last work to be done is the exterior layer: the red cedar.