Old Windmills Make a Y2K Comeback

The 19th century technology of old windmills garner interest as the century ends

Randy Stubbs, on an old Samson.
Randy Stubbs, on an old Samson. "Everybody loves a windmill," he says. "It's a very postiive image in the American psyche. The windmill and barbed wire ... that's what settled the west. People talk about the Winchester, but if you had no water and you couldn't keep your cattle confined, you were out of business."
Photo by G. Wayne Walker Jr.