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Old short Windmill back in action

Couple weeks ago, we rebuilt this cute, little 14′ wide spread Aermotor tower near Meredosia, IL.  Extensive tower repairs had to be done with windmill standing, including adding new custom girts and diagonal bracing. Also, on of the legs had broken off at...

Rebuild/installation A702 Havana,IL

Just completed this project near Havana, IL. Customer had severely bent the old tower while taking it down, then, intentionally separated it into two halves to safely haul it. When he did, the tower literally collapsed onto itself!  I wish I had a photo of this mill...

8′ Elgin R rebuilt, Sheffield, IL

Same owner as previous post needed this Elgin R rebuilt, wheel replaced, new platform, new tower diagonal bracing, and tower re-plumbed.  This family had me rebuild and install new a total of six windmills on their farm!  Like a dummy, got my hand in front of the...

Patriotic Windmill goes up in Buckley, IL

Working with the village of Buckley, IL, last Summer, I installed this rebuilt A702 at their city park.  It mounted onto their existing Elgin 4-post tower.  Pic shows windmill with 4′ stub ready to raise. Unfortunately, the old 2″ well was no longer...

Windmills really do fly

With the junker windmill in the tall weeds, behind the barn, and the corn planted right up to it, this windmill began it’s rebuilding journey by flying out of that tight spot!  After rebuilding the A702 and adding 10′ to the tower height, it is once again...