Description: Patent for a wind-wheel "designed to secure a rapid descent of the pump-rod and thus enable the wheel to raise more water in a given time" (lines 8-10). Damaging the wheel proper with the forcefulness of rapidly descending water is avoided in this design.
Date: April 27, 1897
Creator: Pippin, John William
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