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Still turning : a history of Aermotor windmills

Author: Christopher C Gillis
Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2015].
Series: Tarleton State University southwestern studies in the humanities, no. 27.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The Aermotor Windmill Company, which commenced operations in Chicago in 1888, is the US's sole remaining full-time manufacturer of water-pumping machines. Still Turning is the first book to explore  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher C Gillis
ISBN: 9781623493356 1623493358 9781623493363 1623493366
OCLC Number: 908311130
Description: xviii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Raising water --
Perry's "mathematical wheel" --
Open-gear windmill --
Scholes's resolve --
New heights --
Disillusion --
Saving an icon --
Experimenters and restorers --
Still turning --
Appendix. How an Aermotor oil-bath windmill works.
Series Title: Tarleton State University southwestern studies in the humanities, no. 27.
Responsibility: Christopher C. Gillis ; foreword by T. Lindsay Baker.

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"Chris Gillis s new book "Still Turning: A History of Aermotor Windmills" begins with the 'Mathematical Wheel.' Once the steel wheel of the Aermotor was designed and first used in 1888, its basic Read more...

 
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