Quarterly Newsletter of
Water-Pumping Windmills and
Wind Power History
Read the Windmillers' Gazette, the only periodical in the world devoted exclusively to water-pumping
windmills and wind power history.
Since 1982 readers worldwide have enjoyed reading Windmillers' Gazette articles dealing with all aspects
of wind powered pumping. The magazine presents articles on selecting, installing, and maintaining water
pumpers, as well as on the preservation and use of historic wind machines which remain scattered throughout
rural and urban areas across the world.
What is the Windmillers' Gazette?
The Windmillers' Gazette is a quarterly newsletter devoted exclusively
to water-pumping windmills and wind power history. It is edited
and published by
T. Lindsay Baker, historian of wind power, museum curator, and windmill
restoration technician, who has studied and written on wind power
for a quarter century.
Who reads the Windmillers' Gazette?
* Anyone interested in wind power applications for pumping
* Installers and service people for windmills and water pumping equipment
* Collectors of antique wind machines
* Scholars and enthusiasts of the history of technology
* Students of wind power history and molinology
* Antique dealers
* Farm implement collectors
* Engineers dealing with development of new wind machines
* International development workers promoting use of appropriate technology
* Manufacturers of water supply equipment
* People with romantic, artistic, and sentimental interest in windmills
What type of articles does the Gazette include?
* How-to articles on windmill selection, installation, repair, and restoration
* Trouble-shooting articles on windmill problems
* Historical features on windmills, windmill manufacturers, and various aspects of
windmill production, distribution, marketing, and use
* Surveys of wind power technology issues such as counterbalancing of
windmills, bearings and lubrication, and methods for automatic governing
* Reviews of recent books dealing with water-pumping windmills and wind
* Advertisements for windmills, windmill parts, books, and services
* Reprints of historic articles on windmills and windmill use
* Reprints of historic advertisements for windmills and related goods
* Current and historic photographs of windmills in the field
What is the focus for the Windmillers' Gazette?
The Windmillers' Gazette deals exclusively with modern and historic wind machines for
pumping water and for producing mechanical power.
It does not deal with European-style windmills which developed in the Old World for
grinding grain, pumping water, or processing industrial products. For windmills of this
type, the editor refers interested individuals to the International Molinological Society,
c/o Mr. Michael Harverson, TIMS, 125 Parkside Drive, Watford, Hertfordshire WD1 3BA, England,
and the Society for the Preservation of Old Mills, c/o Dick Sullin, Treasurer SPOOM, 111
South Main, Rockford, Michigan 49341 USA.
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