Windpumps of Southern Africa


 The Atlas windpump was manufactured by the U.S Wind Engine and Pump Company of Batavia, Illinois and was introduced to South Africa in about 1912 and distributed by Wm Spilhaus and Company of Cape Town. The model B windpump was and open-geared pump running on specially prepared bearings.

 Atlas photographed in the Loeriesfontein windpump museum