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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:
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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 Big Bend Historical Society Museum Windmill - Wilbur, WAview gallery

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WindmillsBig Bend Historical Society Museum Windmill - Wilbur, WA

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A little museum it a little town, next time we visit we hope to have better luck and better planning, resulting in an actual visit to the museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/15/2019

last visited: never

Image for Rattlesnake Canyon Windmill - Osoyoos, BCview gallery

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WindmillsRattlesnake Canyon Windmill - Osoyoos, BC

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This is a Dutch style windmill in Rattlesnake Canyon amusement park in Osoyoos.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/21/2014

last visited: 10/26/2016

Image for Renewable Energy Center Windmill - Wild Horse Wind Facility, Washingtonview gallery

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WindmillsRenewable Energy Center Windmill - Wild Horse Wind Facility, Washington

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Replica wind mill at Wild Horse Wind Facility visitor center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Washington

date approved: 2/8/2010

last visited: 9/23/2009

Image for Midway Museum Windmill - Midway, BCview gallery

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WindmillsMidway Museum Windmill - Midway, BC

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A vintage windmill water pump on display at the Midway museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: 4/16/2013

Image for Wild Horse Wind Facility, Washingtonview gallery

SS129.2 km

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WindmillsWild Horse Wind Facility, Washington

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The Wild Horse Wind Facility is located north of Wash. Hwy. 10 between Kittitas and Vantage, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Washington

date approved: 2/8/2010

last visited: 7/2/2017

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