So calm his windmill did not run

The Monthly Weather Review, 29-465, reports that at Pawpaw, Michigan, on Feb. 16, 1901, on a day so calm that the correspondent’s windmill did not run, there was a fall of “a brown dust that looked like vegetable matter.”

–Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned, p. 65 (The Complete Books of Charles Fort, Dover, c1974).

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