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Aeromotor Windmill - Fremont County, CO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mr.volkswagen
N 38° 31.818 W 105° 12.420
13S E 481957 N 4264675
Quick Description: This windmill is located in an area known as Oil Well Flats.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2012 7:50:08 AM
Waymark Code: WME9BN
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Long Description:
This windmill is no longer in working order. Windmill was used for pumping water. Next to the windmill is a water tank. There is a pipe that comes from the ground to the tank, but the shaft from the windmill that goes into the ground is gone. There are also some fins missing. The water pumped by this windmill was used for livestock.

History:
Aeromotor windmill Company is the only windmill manufacturer in the United States. The company was established in 1888. LaVerne Noyes was the founder of Aeromotor Windmill Company. The first Aeromotor Windmill was sold in 1888. The Aeromotor Windmill Company sold 24 windmills in its first year. Aeromotor was a strong competitor among its contemporaries selling over 20,000 windmills by 1892.
Purpose: Water Pumping

Open to the public: yes

Is This Windmill Functional?: No

Windmill Farm: no

Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum on Site: no

Date of Manufacture: Not listed

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