Towering Titans: Windmillers' Trade Fair Celebrates Traditional Farm Icon

Enthusiasts gather to share a love of antique windmills and windmill models.

The Herrig brothers plan to paint the iron on this 10-foot Elgin Victor black and clear-coat the wood to preserve it
The Herrig brothers plan to paint the iron on this 10-foot Elgin Victor black and clear-coat the wood to preserve it. “Originally it would have been white with red tips,” Jud says, “but the wood turned out so nice, with a lot of grain, that we’re not going to paint it.”
Leslie C. McManus