Buffalo and bunch, and other short native prairie grasses, very nutritious ranging food but unavailable as hay, once covered the plains and pastured immense herds of buffalo and other animals, but with increasing settlement they have given way generally to exotic bladed species, valuable alike for pasture and for hay, except in the western regions.
A four storied brick tower mill with ogee cap, eight bladed fantail and four single sided patent sails rotating anti clockwise.
For crispy crackling every time, score the rind well using a sharp, small bladed craft knife.
The boat shaped cap with a gallery held a 6 bladed fantail, underneath was the striking chain wheel and tailpole.
The six bladed fantail along with a sack chute were on the ladder, which led up to a leanto porch.