The "Atlas" Ace windpumps were manufactured by the U.S.Wind Engine and Pump Company of Batavia, Illinois. It was distributed in South Africa by Wm. Spilhaus and Company of Cape Town. The Ace replaced the Atlas model B which was an "open-geared" pump. The Ace was a self-oiled windpump.
|Ace model F. Photo taken near Dwyka river bridge between Laingsburg and Prince Albert Road.
|Ace model F close up.
|Ace model C photographed in Loeriesfontein windpump museum
|Ace "open-geared" model B photographed in Loeriesfontein windpump museum.