The Lope: Where is Ace Jackalope? (episode 22)

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Where is Ace Jackalope? (episode 22)

Ace heard there's trouble at the old Dutch mill. He's a little late, as the crisis occurred over 53 years ago when this windmill partially burned, but the outside has been fixed up just fine.

When life hands you a back lit subject, see if it isn't suitable for a silhouette.

Here's the whole thing. That small wheel behind is a tail wheel, designed to keep the mill facing into the wind. According to a plaque nearby, the windmill is over 125 years old, but is not at its original location.

"Trouble at t' of the flayrod's gone out of skew on treadle" is a bit of Monty Python dialog that is hard-wired into my brain. That's not a clue; I just hoped that typing it would clear it from my head. It didn't work.

Oh yeah, I almost forgot - Where is Ace Jackalope?

(Cumbres and Lisa T. have answered this correctly. Click the comments if you want to see, or make your own guess. Comments will not automatically display with this post unless it is called up on its own separate URL.)


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Old Dutch Windmill in Smith Center, KS.

Sat May 17, 08:36:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is Ace visiting the Old Dutch Windmill, in Smith Center, Kansas? I have never been, so this is a guess (but I've learned quite a bit about Dutch windmills on-line :-)

Sat May 17, 09:41:00 AM  
Blogger Ace Jackalope said...

Both guesses are correct, thanks folks!

Tue Jun 17, 06:51:00 AM  

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