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A702 moved and rebuilt, Newton, IL

This 40′ A602 was heavily entangled in trees and vines in a working cattle pasture. The tree branches probably saved the wheel from being damaged all these years. We rebuilt the windmill and moved it about a half mile to the farmers yard where the windmill will...

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...

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...