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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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Image for Glass House Windmill - San Ramon, CAview gallery

SESE83 km

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WindmillsGlass House Windmill - San Ramon, CA

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A windmill at the historic Glass House in San Ramon, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

Image for Downtown Hayward Windmillview gallery

SS85.5 km

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WindmillsDowntown Hayward Windmill

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A windmill on private property in downtown Hayward.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member skree

location: California

date approved: 1/28/2008

last visited: 1/28/2008

Image for California Nursery Historical Park Rose Garden Windmill - Fremont, CAview gallery

SS97.7 km

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WindmillsCalifornia Nursery Historical Park Rose Garden Windmill - Fremont, CA

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This small ornamental windmill is in the middle of the California Nursery Historical Park Rose Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/17/2010

last visited: never

Image for Altamont Pass Wind Farm - Altamont, CAview gallery

SESE97.8 km

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WindmillsAltamont Pass Wind Farm - Altamont, CA

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Thousands of windmills dot the landscape along I-580 passing through the Altamont Pass Wind Farm. This was one of the earliest and highest-concentrated wind farms in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DopeyDuck

location: California

date approved: 4/22/2009

last visited: 9/8/2012

Image for Leal Tankhouse windmill - Fremont, CAview gallery

SS98.7 km

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WindmillsLeal Tankhouse windmill - Fremont, CA

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A tank house operated with a windmill at the Ardenwood Regional Preserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/26/2008

last visited: 12/4/2008

Image for Rural Windmill at the edge of Altamont Passview gallery

SESE102.2 km

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WindmillsRural Windmill at the edge of Altamont Pass

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An old-fashioned rural windmill at the edge of Altamont Pass, an area famous for modern wind-turbine farms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 4/10/2009

last visited: 9/8/2012

Image for Lemos Farm Windmill - Half Moon Bay, CAview gallery

SS104.1 km

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WindmillsLemos Farm Windmill - Half Moon Bay, CA

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A windmill at Lemos Farm in Half Moon Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/24/2018

last visited: never

Image for Union Cemetery Windmill - Redwood City, CAview gallery

SS105.1 km

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WindmillsUnion Cemetery Windmill - Redwood City, CA

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A windmill in Union Cemetery in Redwood City. The windmill has been recently relocated to the cemetery from another spot in Redwood City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/29/2008

last visited: 7/31/2008

Image for CA-12 Windmill - Clements, CAview gallery

EE112.2 km

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WindmillsCA-12 Windmill - Clements, CA

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A windmill on Hway 12 in Clements, CA. The windmill is by a store on Hway 12.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/29/2009

last visited: 10/2/2009

Image for Windmill - Mountain View, CAview gallery

SS113.5 km

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WindmillsWindmill - Mountain View, CA

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A windmill in a park in Mountain View, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/21/2019

last visited: never

Image for Del Webb Windmill - Manteca, CAview gallery

SESE115.4 km

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WindmillsDel Webb Windmill - Manteca, CA

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A small, mostly decorative windmill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: never

Image for Portola Road Windmillview gallery

SS116 km

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WindmillsPortola Road Windmill

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A cute little European style windmill in Portola, Ca.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: California

date approved: 5/29/2006

last visited: never

Image for Aermotor on Grant Road in Mountain Viewview gallery

SS118.9 km

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WindmillsAermotor on Grant Road in Mountain View

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This Windmill was removed in 2007 to make way for home development. Sadly this waymark must be archived. I suppose this could qualify as a WELL waymark now. Mill at a Vegatable Farm in Mountain View California

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule

location: California

date approved: 1/20/2006

last visited: 3/30/2007

Image for Deer Hollow Farm Windmill - Cupertino, CAview gallery

SS122.1 km

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WindmillsDeer Hollow Farm Windmill - Cupertino, CA

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A small windmill at Deer Hollow in Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2012

last visited: never

Image for Blackberry Farm Windmill - Cupertino, CAview gallery

SS124.4 km

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WindmillsBlackberry Farm Windmill - Cupertino, CA

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A decorative windmill at the entrance of Blackberry Farms in Cupertino, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: 5/19/2010

Image for Rotary Play Garden Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS125.2 km

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WindmillsRotary Play Garden Windmill - San Jose, CA

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A windmill on top of the Rotary Play Garden in San Jose, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/29/2015

last visited: never

Image for Adobe Systems Wind Turbines - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS126.7 km

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WindmillsAdobe Systems Wind Turbines - San Jose, CA

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Adobe Systems installed wind turbines at its San Jose headquarters to generate some of the energy it needs. The turbines are expected to generate about 50,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 1/16/2010

last visited: 1/20/2011

Image for Emma Prusch Farm Park windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS126.8 km

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WindmillsEmma Prusch Farm Park windmill - San Jose, CA

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A large windmill on the grounds of Emma Prusch Farm Park. The park is a former farm which still has remenents of farm life on it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/11/2008

last visited: 12/4/2008

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SS139.2 km

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WindmillsCamp Hammer Windmill - Boulder Creek, CA

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A windmill by Camp Hammer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: never

Image for Harry Road Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS141.6 km

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WindmillsHarry Road Windmill - San Jose, CA

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This windmill can be seen from Harry Road on private property in San Jose, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/12/2011

last visited: never

Image for Los Alamitos Rancho Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS142.3 km

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WindmillsLos Alamitos Rancho Windmill - San Jose, CA

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This windmill is located on a property called Los Alamitos Rancho in San Jose, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 3/30/2011

last visited: never

Image for Barnes Lane Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS142.3 km

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WindmillsBarnes Lane Windmill - San Jose, CA

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This windmill still stands on a rural family ranch in the Almaden Valley area of San Jose, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/16/2009

last visited: never

Image for Mockingbird Hill Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS142.6 km

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WindmillsMockingbird Hill Windmill - San Jose, CA

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This Windmill can be found off Mockingbird Hill Lane in the Almaden Valley area of San Jose, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: never

Image for Rakstad Road Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS143.6 km

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WindmillsRakstad Road Windmill - San Jose, CA

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This windmill can be found at the intersection of McKean Road and Rakstad Road in San Jose, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: never

Image for Orland Windmill - Orland CAview gallery

NN148.9 km

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WindmillsOrland Windmill - Orland CA

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Farm windmills are becoming scarcer and scarcer. They are usually over 50 yrs. old and in the antique or in need of repair category. Often they are on inaccessable property.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 6/16/2013

last visited: never

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