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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...

Little windmill lowered with help of garage

Had to relocate little windmill from Watertown, WI  property that had been sold.  Ground was too soft for my rig so I lowered the 24′ tower with cable over top of nearby garage. I dis-assembled the A602 and customer hand carried all parts and tower out to street...

60′ Silo Roof Repair- Rantoul, Illinois

Last week we replaced a large section of roof on a 60′ Silo near Rantoul, Illinois. Silo is made of concrete sections and roof consists of several pie shaped, aluminum sections. Not pictured is the 80′ man-lift we used to work off of. Had to wait for a...