Country Living
Country Living, Country Skills
Country People - A Country Living Resource and Community
Message Board
Country Topics
Trading Post
Memory Lane
Country Skills
Country Cooking

The Kitchen

Photo Gallery
Vintage Photos
Special Collections

Country Humor
Country Sounds
Coloring Book
Interactive Story

Farm Tractors
Tractor Parts
Tractor Manuals

Classic Trucks
Antique Tractors
Modern Tractors
Site Map
Links Page
Contact Us

Country Discussion Topics
To add your comments to this topic, click on one of the 'Reply' links below.

Windmill construction plans and pump information
[Return to Topics]

Ted Webb    Posted 11-19-2002 at 22:19:22       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Does anyone know of a source (books, articles, web site etc, etc,) for windmill and/or windmill tower construction plans?

Also, where can I find operation and construction details for a windmill pump (piston or draw plunger type)??


PatM    Posted 11-20-2002 at 10:08:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
I think you might be better off finding a used windmill and pump. A lot less work for the smae money.

Here's a link to Vintage Windmills. A "webzine"about windmills. Good place to start learning. Good articles about restoration, and building the vanes on the fan.

Mike D    Posted 11-20-2002 at 05:44:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hi Ted,
We see windmills on eBay often. There are several outfits that still build them. Where are you located? Are there any old farms nearby that have windmills & towers that you could buy intact?
Are you wanting to pump water, or produce electricity?

Tom A    Posted 11-20-2002 at 03:56:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
You might call Lehman's, they do a lot of advising on electric-free watering systems and they also have lots of books...I think I remember one on wind-powered water.


[Return to Topics]

[Home] [Search]

Copyright © 1999-2013
All Rights Reserved
A Country Living Resource and Community