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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...

Cool Old Truck

The other day Larry Stephen of Martinsville, IL picked up his newly rebuilt A702 Aermotor.  Check out the truck he was driving!…a very cool, rebuilt 1950 L600 Ford flatbed truck!!!  He painstakingly married the old body to an ’89 school bus chassis.  It...

Sutton’s Bay MI gets rebuilt A702

Long drive up to Sutton’s Bay, MI on the north shore of Lake Michigan but at least it was a beautiful drive! Old head was destroyed by bad storm (tall fir trees nearby probably contributed to the wild wind).  Gin pole job. Job went smooth but little did I know...

Installing a pumping windmill on a barn!

This was a fun project at Belvidere, IL last week.  I installed a new A802 on top of this Frank Lloyd Wright inspired barn. Windmill is sitting at 60′ above ground and will pump from a 2″ sand point inside the barn. Inside of this barn is absolutely...