Eclipse Windmill - Alva, Oklahoma
Posted by: BruceS
N 36° 47.876 W 098° 40.787
14S E 528566 N 4072504
Quick Description: Windmill on display as part of the Cherokee Strip Museum in Alva, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 4/4/2012 5:39:47 PM
Waymark Code: WME54Z
The Eclipse Windmill was invented by Reverend Leonard H. Wheeler in 1867. The windmills were manufactured in Beloit, Wisconsin by the Eclipse Windmill Company. Thousands were manufactured and were used in virtually all parts of the country. They were the most popular windmill in the southern Great Plains. This windmill is in functioning condition but is not connected to a pump.
Purpose: Water Pumping
Open to the public: yes
Is This Windmill Functional?: Not Sure
Windmill Farm: no
Museum on Site: yes
Date of Manufacture: Not listed
Cost: Not Listed
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