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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 The Old Dutch Millview gallery

NENE16.1 km

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WindmillsThe Old Dutch Mill

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Mount Emblem Cemetery's landmark Old Dutch Mill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Prying Pandora

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 7/15/2016

Image for Fabyan Windmillview gallery

WW17.7 km

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WindmillsFabyan Windmill

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A Dutch windmill in a suburban forest preserve

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geognerd

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/27/2006

last visited: 7/9/2017

Image for Model "E" Windmill - Batavia, Illinoisview gallery

WW17.9 km

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WindmillsModel "E" Windmill - Batavia, Illinois

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One of several windmills along Batavia's Riverwalk.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/31/2006

last visited: 7/9/2017

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WW17.9 km

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WindmillsThree Windmill Group - Batavia, Illinois

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Three windmills all of different manufacturing companies but all manufactured in Batavia, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/31/2006

last visited: 7/9/2017

Image for Halladay Standard Wind Engine - Schaumburg, ILview gallery

NN18.5 km

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WindmillsHalladay Standard Wind Engine - Schaumburg, IL

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A beautiful, functional wooden wind engine at the Volkening Heritage Farm, right near the hog pen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: 8/11/2017

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NWNW54.1 km

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WindmillsOWC Wind Turbine

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On October 19 2009 OWC's wind turbine was placed into service near Route 14 in Woodstock, IL

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Lindave

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/1/2009

last visited: 3/8/2012

Image for H. A. Rathje Mill - Peotone, ILview gallery

SESE63.6 km

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WindmillsH. A. Rathje Mill - Peotone, IL

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Built around 1872, this windmill was the centerpoint for the agricultural community until it closed in 1917.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/22/2007

last visited: 5/28/2008

Image for Whispering Willows Park Windmill - Kankakee County, ILview gallery

SS83.5 km

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WindmillsWhispering Willows Park Windmill - Kankakee County, IL

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A good example of an early 20th Century, Midwestern water pump windmill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/4/2007

last visited: 4/14/2010

Image for Oughton Estate Windmill - Dwight, ILview gallery

SS90.1 km

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WindmillsOughton Estate Windmill - Dwight, IL

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A local fixture in the community since 1896.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/1/2008

last visited: 5/25/2014

Image for Grand Ridge Wind Farm - Marseilles, ILview gallery

SWSW90.6 km

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WindmillsGrand Ridge Wind Farm - Marseilles, IL

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When completed in late 2008, this wind farm will have 65 wind turbines generating 99 MW of power for northern Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/29/2008

last visited: 9/4/2012

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SS99.6 km

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WindmillsWind Farm - Odell, IL

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Looks like hundreds of windmills dotting the landscape, turning in the steady prairie breeze over the Illinois Cayuga Ridge at Odell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/9/2011

last visited: 10/22/2016

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