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Golden gate Park Windmill
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule
N 37° 46.223 W 122° 30.562
10S E 543210 N 4180452
Quick Description: A Historic Windmill In Golden Gate Park. One of two built to pump from a source of fresh water (so close to the beach!)
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/11/2006 5:08:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM8R9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule
Views: 70

Long Description:
The North Windmill was built in 1902,and restored in 1980. A link to the history is here:
(visit link)

The water was used to feed lakes and provide irrigation for the development of Golden Gate Park
Unfortunately they used iron gears and rings which in not advisable so close to the ocean. This type of windmill as built in Europe are of all wood construction to combat corrosion.
Date of Manufacture: 03/11/2006

Purpose: Water Pumping

Open to the public: no

Is This Windmill Functional?: No

Windmill Farm: no

Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum on Site: no

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