A tall order: John Spilker and his Great Dane, Molly, stand in front of Spilker's 1924 Aermotor windmill. Spilker recently rebuilt and installed the windmill on his horse farm in southern Hancock County. Eventually it will be used to pump water for his three horses. (Arika Herron/Daily Reporter)
GREENFIELD — John Spilker first got into trouble with a windmill at the age of 4.
After a swift reprimand, Spilker climbed back down the 30-foot tower on his grandparents’ Hancock County farm, but his interest in windmills was solidified.