Category: Issue Archive

III, No. 3 (Summer 1984)

”The Large Diameter Windmills;” “How to Splice Repairs in Wooden Tower Legs;” “Prairie Monuments;” “Notes & Queries;” “Pioneer Mills of the Industry: ‘Leffel Iron Wind Engine;’” review of Well-Drilling Methods.   All Back Issues Available...

III, No. 2 (Spring 1984)

Special issue on “The Monitor Line” of windmills from the Baker Manufacturing Company; “A Product History of the Baker Manufacturing Company;” “Who Made the Standard?;” “Windmills for Refrigeration;” “How to Rawhide a Wooden Windmill Wheel;”...

III, No. 1 (Winter 1984)

”Windmill Towers in Their Infinite Variety;” “Kansas Wind Power in 1850;” “Care of Windmills (1918);” “Our Contemporaries;” “Woods Used in the Manufacture of Historic Windmills;” “Well Drilling on the Plains in the 1880s.”  ...

II, No. 4 (Autumn 1983)

”The ‘Other Dempster:’ The Dempster Manufacturing Company of Des Moines;” “Cutting Rims for Wooden Windmill Wheels;” review of The New Alchemy Water Pumping Windmill Book; “Verbal Eruptions from the Publisher.”   All Back Issues Available...

II, No. 3 (Summer 1983)

Special “Challenge” issue; “Challenge Line of Windmills;” “The ‘Challenge’ Exhibit at the 1893 World’s Fair;” “Replacing Babbitt-Seated Roller Bearings for Windmills.”   All Back Issues Available by Mail Order for $5.00 Each

II, No. 2 (Spring 1983)

”The Story of the Railroad Eclipse;” “Correspondence: J.B. Buchanan and His Lifelong Love for Windmills;” “How to Replace Babbitt Windmill Bearings.”   All Back Issues Available by Mail Order for $5.00 Each

II, No. 1 (Winter 1983)

Special issue on Daniel Halladay and the “U.S.” windmills; “The History of the U.S. Wind Engine and Pump Co. as Written in 1887;” “A Product History of the U.S. Wind Engine and Pump Company;”...

I, No. 4 (Autumn 1982)

Special windmill waterworks issue; “Windmill Waterworks of America in 1889;” “The Windmill Waterworks of McPherson, Kansas;” “The Post City Windmill Waterworks;” “The Windmill Man’s Code;” “A Fine Country If…;” “Musings atop a Windmill Tower–1904;”...

I, No. 3 (Summer 1982)

Special “Star” Issue; “Product History of the Flint & Walling Line of Windmills;” “Our Contemporaries;” “A Letter from Central Texas to the U.S. Wind Engine and Pump Company;” “Something About the Goods Made in...

I, No. 2 (Spring 1982)

”Manufacturers’ Trade Literature:  The Key to Windmill Restoration;” “Fairbanks, Morse and Company to Historian Walter Prescott Webb on 15 July 1927;” “Gazette Pulls Its Own Weight;” review of The Homemade Windmills of Nebraska, (1899); rpt,....