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Windmills

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Windmills

Windmills

Windmills

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Leif Enger of Minnesota Public Radio reports on the renewed interest in the kind of windmills that used to pump water on farms across the Prairie States. Such windmills date back to the last century but became really popular during the late teens and 1920's. Enger talks to Doyle Herrig of rural Elko, Minnesota, who restores and collects windmills; to Randy Stubbs, a Nebraska windmill dealer; and to Texas historian, T. Lindsay Baker.