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Knapes vējdzirnavas / Knape windmill

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Hidden : 08/29/2020
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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“Knapes” skaitījās viena no bagātākajām saimniecībām pagastā. Blakus kartupeļu selekcionēšanai un audzēšanai ienākumus deva arī vēja dzirnavas, kurās graudus mala maizes cepšanai un lopbarībai. Tās darbojās līdz padomju okupācijas gadiem. Dzirnavām blakus bija piebūvēta meldera dzīvojamā mājiņa ar divām telpām. Lai melderim nebūtu uz dzirnavām jāiet pa āru, bijusi uzcelta pāreja no mājas uz dzirnavām. Dzirnavām pa ārpusi bija izveidota “lukta” – laipa, lai varētu staigāt pa dzirnavu ārpusi. Strādājot dzirnavu augšējā stāvā, ar pašu saimnieku reiz gadījās nelaime – kāpjot pa trepēm, slīdējušas kājas un nokritis zemē. Vēlāk viņš pārvietojās ratiņos, jo bija paralizētas kājas. Neskatoties uz visu, ir bijis sirsnīgs un izpalīdzīgs cilvēks. Ap 1950. gadiem Knapes dzirnavu meldera mājā ir bijusi smēde. Mūsdienās ēka pamesta un brūkoša.

 

"Knapes" was considered one of the richest farms in the parish. In addition to the selection and cultivation of potatoes, windmills also provided income, where the grain was milled for baking bread and fodder. They operated until the years of Soviet occupation. Next to the mill was a melder dwelling house with two rooms. In order for the melder not to have to go outside to the mill, a transition has been built from the house to the mill. On the outside of the mill was a footbridge to walk on the outside of the mill. While working on the top floor of the mill, there was once an accident with the owner himself - climbing the stairs, slipping his legs and falling to the ground. He later moved in a wheelchair because his legs were paralyzed. Despite everything, he has been a sincere and helpful person. Around the 1950s, there was a smithy in the house of the Knape mill melder. Today, the building is abandoned and crumbling.

 

 

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

ME ab nechfrf, cvr qheiwh nvynf, wncnxncwnf / AJ Sebz gur bhgfvqr, ng gur qbbejnl, lbh unir gb pyvzo

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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