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Windmills
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Description:
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:
(visit link)
Expanded Description:
This category accepts all rotating mechanical devices powered by natural wind. Working or not. The unique designs and application of windmills are of the most interest. Unfortunately Scale Models of windmills or whirly-gigs are not accepted, though they may be beautiful.
Instructions for Posting a Windmills Waymark:
The logs for the finds should include the following information;
*A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE MILL

*THE COORDINATES OF YOUR FIND

*A DESCRIPTION OF THE PHYSICAL LOCATION, TYPE, USE, AND CONDITI0N OF THE WINDMILL

If your windmill find is open to the public a description of the cost, hours of operation and parking information would be useful

Individual windmills in large windmill farms can be claimed if you can get a coordinate within 0.1 mile.

The windmill farm can be claimed if identified as a group of windmills in the log.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
When logging a VISIT to a windmill that has been Waymarked, please take a a photograph of the Windmill and provide a summary of your visit. In this way we can track changes to the mills over the years
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Variables:
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Purpose
  • Open to the public
  • Is This Windmill Functional?
  • Windmill Farm
  • Cost
  • Museum on Site
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Image for Decorative Windmill - American Canyon, CAview gallery

SS28.2 km

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WindmillsDecorative Windmill - American Canyon, CA

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A decorative windmill along the Highway in American Canyon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Pena Adobe Park Windmill - Vacaville, CAview gallery

EE29.5 km

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WindmillsPena Adobe Park Windmill - Vacaville, CA

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A simple windmill in Pena Adobe Park in Vacaville, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/3/2011

last visited: never

Image for Centential Windmill - Fairfield, CAview gallery

SESE31.4 km

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WindmillsCentential Windmill - Fairfield, CA

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A windmill sculpture celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the city of Fairfield. The windmill is in front of the city hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/1/2009

last visited: 6/4/2009

Image for Petaluma Village Premium Outlets Windmill - Petaluma, CAview gallery

SWSW32.2 km

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WindmillsPetaluma Village Premium Outlets Windmill - Petaluma, CA

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A windmill at the Petaluma Village Premium Outlets in Petaluma, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/25/2008

last visited: 11/23/2008

Image for The Crossroads Windmill - Cotati, CAview gallery

WW33.8 km

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WindmillsThe Crossroads Windmill - Cotati, CA

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A windmill facing Hway 101's off ramp in Cotati, CA. This windmill is about 8 ft high and is in The Crossroads shopping center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/15/2009

last visited: 10/15/2009

Image for Admiral Callaghan Ln Windmill - Vallejo, CAview gallery

SS35.1 km

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WindmillsAdmiral Callaghan Ln Windmill - Vallejo, CA

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A windmill in a shopping center on Admiral Callaghan Ln in Vallejo. The windmill faces Hway 80, and is next to Jack in the Box.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/15/2009

last visited: 10/15/2009

Image for Rush Ranch Nature Center Windmillsview gallery

SESE35.7 km

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WindmillsRush Ranch Nature Center Windmills

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Two windmills for the price of one at this relatively new Nature Center at the edge of the Suisun Marsh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for Wind-Power Farmview gallery

SESE46.7 km

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WindmillsWind-Power Farm

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This large collection of windmills is adjacent to the Western Railway Museum near Suisun City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for I-680 Windmill - Martinez, CAview gallery

SESE48.3 km

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WindmillsI-680 Windmill - Martinez, CA

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A windmill by I-680 by Martinez, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2011

last visited: never

Image for John Muir National Historic Site Windmill - Martinez, CAview gallery

SS50.4 km

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WindmillsJohn Muir National Historic Site Windmill - Martinez, CA

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A windmill at the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/23/2011

last visited: never

Image for Tilden Park Windmill, Berkeley, CAview gallery

SS56.5 km

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WindmillsTilden Park Windmill, Berkeley, CA

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A small windmill surrounded by farm animals in Tilden Park Nature Area

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: California

date approved: 3/4/2009

last visited: never

Image for Rodgers Farm Windmill - Pleasant Hill, CAview gallery

SESE56.8 km

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WindmillsRodgers Farm Windmill - Pleasant Hill, CA

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A windmill on the grounds of the historic park in Pleasant Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2011

last visited: never

Image for Yolo County Fairgrounds Windmill - Woodland, CAview gallery

NENE57 km

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WindmillsYolo County Fairgrounds Windmill - Woodland, CA

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A windmill outside of the Yolo County Fairgrounds in Woodland, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/28/2016

last visited: never

Image for Montezuma Hills Wind Power view gallery

SESE57.6 km

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WindmillsMontezuma Hills Wind Power

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A huge wind power development in the Montezuma Hills in Solano. Wind power generates

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/1/2008

last visited: 4/7/2016

Image for Farm windmill - Harrison Street, Berkeley, CAview gallery

SS59.4 km

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WindmillsFarm windmill - Harrison Street, Berkeley, CA

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An old farm windmill and water tank in the historic "Oceanside" neighborhood of West Berkeley. Located on Harrison Street near 6th.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2008

last visited: never

Image for Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve Windmill - Antioch, CAview gallery

SESE64.5 km

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WindmillsBlack Diamond Mines Regional Preserve Windmill - Antioch, CA

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A windmill in Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: never

Image for Borges Ranch Windmill  - Walnut Creek, CAview gallery

SESE65.3 km

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WindmillsBorges Ranch Windmill - Walnut Creek, CA

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A windmill on Borges Ranch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for Crissy Field Windmill Farm - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS68.4 km

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WindmillsCrissy Field Windmill Farm - San Francisco, CA

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Five wind turbines have been installed in front of Crissy Field Center to provide power for the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 12/16/2012

last visited: never

Image for Oak Hill Park Windmill - Danville, Caview gallery

SESE70.5 km

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WindmillsOak Hill Park Windmill - Danville, Ca

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A faded old windmill that has been converted to a fountain in Oak Hill Park in Danville, Ca.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: California

date approved: 7/18/2006

last visited: 1/3/2012

Image for Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant and Pub Windmill  - Oakland, CAview gallery

SS71 km

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WindmillsQuinn's Lighthouse Restaurant and Pub Windmill - Oakland, CA

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A windmall on top of a building near the historic lighthouse in Oakland, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/25/2013

last visited: never

Image for Golden gate Park Windmillview gallery

SS73.2 km

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WindmillsGolden gate Park Windmill

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A Historic Windmill In Golden Gate Park. One of two built to pump from a source of fresh water (so close to the beach!)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule

location: California

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 3/16/2013

Image for Murphy Windmill - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS73.7 km

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WindmillsMurphy Windmill - San Francisco, CA

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The Murphy Windmill was the largest in the world when it was built. Today restoration is almost complete, after falling into disrepair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/23/2011

last visited: 10/3/2013

Image for East Contra Costa Historical Society and Museum Windmill - Brentwood, CAview gallery

SESE77.4 km

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WindmillsEast Contra Costa Historical Society and Museum Windmill - Brentwood, CA

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A windmill at the East Contra Costa Historical Society and Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/28/2018

last visited: never

Image for Fort Ross Windmill - Fort Ross, CAview gallery

WW80 km

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WindmillsFort Ross Windmill - Fort Ross, CA

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A replica windmill at Fort Ross.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/23/2014

last visited: never

Image for Florin Rd Windmill - Florin, CAview gallery

EE81.4 km

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WindmillsFlorin Rd Windmill - Florin, CA

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A windmill on Florin Rd in Florin, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2011

last visited: never

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