By Conner Luettel
What I know about windmills in the midwest
- Windmills were designed to convert wind energy into energy that that humans could use and manipulate to do work like pumping water or grinding flour.
History on the American windmill
The American windmill bears little resemblance to its European counterpart. The American design could lift water from hundreds of feet below the surface. It was invented in Connecticut in 1854 by Daniel Halladay. Its wheel, made from wooden blades could be transported in sections