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Rural Windmill at the edge of Altamont Pass
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen
N 37° 43.483 W 121° 34.060
10S E 626226 N 4176238
Quick Description: An old-fashioned rural windmill at the edge of Altamont Pass, an area famous for modern wind-turbine farms.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/10/2009 10:46:10 AM
Waymark Code: WM663Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule
Views: 4

Long Description:
This quaint rural windmill is a contrast to the transmission lines and modern wind turbines nearby. The windswept grass-covered hillsides are in the "rain-shadow" of the inner Bay Area range and hence, have little tree cover.
Purpose: Water Pumping

Open to the public: yes

Is This Windmill Functional?: Yes!

Windmill Farm: yes

Museum on Site: no

Date of Manufacture: Not listed

Cost: Not Listed

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