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Here's One for Paul, Hugh and Other Windmill Nuts

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Old 07-22-2019, 02:12:21 AM
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Default Re: Here's One for Paul, Hugh and Other Windmill Nuts

Originally Posted by Darryl View Post
I wish i could remember where it was but 30 years ago traveling with my wife to Darwin, we were at a water tank about midway from Adelaide to Darwin and the windmill was the biggest one I'd ever seen.
Big ask but does anyone know where im talking about ?
I had a brainwave. Go to Googlemap and do a street view of the road from Adelaide to Darwin. Relive the trip.....
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There used to be a big Comet at Lasseters Cave near Docker River. I remember I was looking at it in the mid 80s and the pump must have locked up. The bore head was a 44 filled with concrete. The mill was ticking over quietly lifting the concrete up and down. Sadly when I went through after that the tower had been cut at the base and the wrecked mill was laying in the spinifex.
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Old 08-09-2019, 06:15:56 AM
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Default Re: Here's One for Paul, Hugh and Other Windmill Nuts

This little windmill turned up elsewhere on the net,looking for some history or a makers name.
A couple of random comments are saying that it is a Comet,but i am suspicious that they don't actually know?I might be corrected?

I'm hoping perhaps Hugh or others with more knowledge of makers history than myself might take a look?
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