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Elgin Mogul Rooster windmill weight
  • Elgin Windmill & Pump Company
  • Elgin Mogul Rooster windmill weight, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • iron
  • Object Height: 37.6 cm
    Object Height: 14 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of George Allen
  • Not on display
  • 1960.0070

Cast iron rooster windmill weight in wood base. Rooster has plumage indicated with incised lines in the tail, sides, and neck. round eye, comb with indentations on top and small pointed beak. oval shapes at neck. Identified as the Elgin Mogul Rooster.