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Rare US Wind Engine & Pump Windmill

After a few months restoration, this 10′ US Wind Engine & Pump (USWE&P) Model F Windmill was erected on a farm near Monticello, IL.  I removed the windmill from a farm in Naperville, IL where it originally stood on a 70′ tower. The mill was fully...

50′ Windmill goes up-Potomac, IL

Had a nice day last January to install this windmill.  It’s an A702 on 50′ unknown make tower.  Tower was lowered, new diagonal braces added on bottom 15′, 3′ stub installed,  moved 25 miles, and re-erected near Potomac,...

Elgin #2 Vaneless Windmill

Enjoyed installing this rebuilt 10′ Elgin #2 Vaneless Windmill near Emden, IL.   I built a 40′ wooden tower for it which was later painted white to match the wooden blades.  The counter weight is a large, red cast iron chicken.  The black cast iron ball...