Daniel Halladay

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Halladay Windmill on display at the American Wind Power Center in Lubbock, Texas
Halladay Windmill in Niederwartha, Dresden, Saxony, Germany

Daniel Halladay (born November 24, 1826 in Marlboro, Vermont – March 1, 1916 in Santa Ana, California)[1][2] was an American engineer, inventor and businessman, best known for his innovative 1854 self-regulating farm wind pump at Ellington, Connecticut.[3][4][5][6] Versions of this windmill became an iconic part of the rural landscape in the United States, Argentina, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa.


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  2. ^ Baker, T. Lindsay (1 January 1985). "A Field Guide to American Windmills". University of Oklahoma Press – via Google Books. 
  3. ^ "IRON MAN WINDMILL". ironmanwindmill.com. 
  4. ^ "A Field Guide to American Windmills". google.nl. 
  5. ^ "Water pumping windmills by Dorothy Ainsworth". backwoodshome.com. 
  6. ^ "Water Well Development, SARRATT/SARRETT/SURRATT Families of America". ancestry.com.