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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: 37.9 cm
    Object Height: 14 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of George Allen
  • Not on display
  • 1960.0071

Cast iron rooster windmill weight in a wood base. Hole in lower right tail, smooth body, raised eye (identified as a barnicle eye), and rounded beak. Comb on top of head points back and tear shape below eye.