Prairie Windmill - Claude, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 35° 06.632 W 101° 21.506
14S E 285058 N 3887846
Quick Description: This wood-tower windmill is on display at the Armstrong County Museum in Claude, Texas.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/26/2020 3:46:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM13EZN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule
Views: 1

Long Description:
Back in the day a fairly prosperous settler might be able to purchase a windmill head and set it on a wooden tower like this one, to pull water from deep underground for thirsty people and horses and cattle and crops. This wood-tower windmill is typical of what one might have seen throughout the Texas Panhandle a century ago. It is on display behind the one-room schoolhouse on the grounds of the Armstrong Historical Museum in Claude.
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: yes

Date of Manufacture: Not listed

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