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1848. 1976, moved and reassembled. 4038 Main St.
  • Runnels House (David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim)

In 1976 the community of Elk Horn obtained and reassembled a 60-foot-high windmill that had originally been built in Norre Snede, Denmark, in 1848. The mill is an eight-sided building, and the blades span 67 feet.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Windmill", [Elk Horn, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 471-471.

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