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Since ancient times, man has harnessed the power of the wind to provide assistance in various tasks. Grain milling, water pumping, threshing, and sawmills were common, as well as a means to provide electricity in more modern times. A good resource for widmill history and design can be found at:
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WindmillsWindmill Rijnsaterwoude

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Small poldermill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/14/2017

last visited: never

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The Windmills (German: Windräder) of Jettingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg are two modern ones used to produce electricity. They are located outside of the town between some fields.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: never

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WindmillsWindmill - Les Baux-de-Provence, France

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The remnant of this windmill dating from 1632 is located on the site of the Castle of Baux in Les Baux-de-Provence a commune in the French department of Bouches-du-Rhone and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southern France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: never

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WindmillsLe Grand Moulin - Saint-Martin-au-Laërt - Pas-de-Calais - France

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[EN] Mill with a red brick tower decorated with 3 rows of molded white stones. [FR] Moulin avec une tour en briques rouges décorées de 3 rangs de pierres blanches moulurées.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: 1/10/2017

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WindmillsLe moulin de St Michel l'Observatoire, Paca, France

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[En] A windmill, perfectly restored, which after 1837, replaced another windmill. [FR] Un moulin à vent, parfaitement restauré, qui après 1837, a remplacé un autre moulin à vent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 1/5/2017

last visited: never

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WindmillsAeromotor Windmill - Plattsmouth, NE

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Windmill by Aeromotor Company of Chicago

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kilroy18

location: Nebraska

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: never

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WindmillsAnnaberg Sugar Plantation - St. john U.S.V.I.

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The 40 foot windmill could be rotated to catch prevailing winds, not limited to one position.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: US Virgin Islands

date approved: 12/16/2016

last visited: never

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WindmillsLe moulin de Barbinghem, Pas-de-Calais, France

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Le moulin d'Achille de Barbinghem dans le Pas-de-Calais.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: 12/14/2016

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WindmillsLe moulin de l’Aile, port au lait battu, Saint-Omer

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[FR] Le moulin de l'Aile, fût brisé par une tempête en 1948. Il a été restauré et placé à près de la maison du marais. [EN] The mill of the Wing, was broken by a storm in 1948. It was restored and placed near the house of the marsh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: 3/25/2016

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WindmillsEclipse Windmill -- Ranching Heritage Center, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX

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The Eclipse windmill -- the best windmill for the South Plains

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/24/2016

last visited: 8/7/2016

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An Eclipse windmill on display at the Snyder Heritage Village in Snyder TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2016

last visited: 8/7/2016

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WindmillsFarm Windmill - St. Paul, MO

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Water is always a need on the farm

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: never

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WindmillsParc Eolien du Magremont - Naours, Somme, France

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Départementale route D117

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Picardie, France

date approved: 11/18/2016

last visited: never

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WindmillsMoulin de Saint-Maxent - St-Maxent - Picardie - France

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[EN] The last wooden windmill on pivot "Picardie". [FR] Le dernier moulin à vent en bois sur pivot de Picardie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 10/31/2016

last visited: 10/31/2016

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WindmillsWind Turbines - Rockingham, Western Australia

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5 wind generators in Rockingham

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 10/30/2016

last visited: never

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WindmillsComet D Pattern Windmill - Wandoan, QLD

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A tall windmill in W. O'Sullivan Park at Wandoan, a town on the Western Downs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 10/28/2016

last visited: never

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WindmillsMühle von Mildensee - Dessau - ST - Germany

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Die Mühle befindet sich am Rand des Ortes Mildensee am Gewerbegebiet

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr&Mrs_Right

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 10/22/2016

last visited: 12/19/2016

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WindmillsWindkraftanlage Simplon Passhöhe - Simplon,VS, Switzerland

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A single wind turbine near the summit of Simplon pass.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Wallis (VS), Switzerland

date approved: 10/22/2016

last visited: never

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WindmillsB Sky B Wind Turbine -- B Sky B Campus, Brentford, London, UK

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A sculptural wind turbine generates electricity to power the B Sky B Broadcast Cemtre near the River Thames in Brentford

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2016

last visited: 7/25/2016

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WindmillsComet D Pattern Windmill - Jandowae, QLD

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A windmill in a recreated town in Jandowae.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 10/8/2016

last visited: never

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WindmillsDe Hoop - Wachtum NL

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Windmill named "De Hoop" located at Middendorp 6 in Wachtum, The Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 10/3/2016

last visited: never

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WindmillsVeterans Memorial Campground Windmill - West Salem, WI, USA

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This windmill is actively bringing electricity to the campground and nearby pump for the fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: never

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WindmillsWindmill polder de Biesbosch

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Small poldermill Dordrecht.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: never

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WindmillsLe Moulin du Mont des Alouettes, Les Herbiers, Pays de Loire, France

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FR/Un moulin encore actif qui permet de suivre le travail du meunier.A ne pas louper pour les amateurs du genre .... Et des surprises pour les enfants !!! EN/A still active mill that tracks labor meunier.A not miss for fans of the genre .... and surprises for kids !!!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kickeux

location: France

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: 9/22/2016

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WindmillsLe Moulin au Bas Relief du Mont des Alouettes, Pays de Loire, France

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FR/Un moulin en très bon état de conservation mais qui n'est pas fonctionnel. Il n'en reste pas moins une attraction pour les amateurs du genre. EN/A mill in very good condition but is not functional. It remains an attraction for lovers of the genre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kickeux

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: 9/22/2016

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