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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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  • Is This Windmill Functional?
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WindmillsAermotor Windmill - Shamrock, TX

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Windmill is displayed at Pioneer West Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsStellingmolen, Afferden, Nederland

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De stellingmolen aan de Kerkdam in Afferden (gld)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Appeltern

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/12/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsOrnamental Windmill - Waco, TX

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Located in front of "Iron Willow"

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/4/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsKastenbockmühle

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Kastenbockwindmühle Box-type Windmill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member K*gari

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 9/29/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsKorenmolen, Zeldenrust, Lith, Nederland

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Korenmolen 'Zeldenrust' aan de Molenstraat in Lith (gld)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Appeltern

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 9/23/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsHåslövs stubbamölla, Håslöv, Sweden

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A grain mill in Håslöv.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dvddragon

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 9/8/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsWindmolen - Achterberg NL

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Windmill in the meadow near the bridge on the Zuidelijke Meentsteeg near Achterberg, The Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 9/6/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsKalfmolen - Knokke-Heist, Belgique

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FR - Le Kalfmolen est un moulin à poste ouvert dans le quartier Het Kalf près de Het Zoute EN - The Kalfmolen is an open post mill in the Het Kalf district near Het Zoute NL - De Kalfmolen is een open standerdmolen in de wijk Het Kalf bij Het Zoute

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geotrouvtou59

location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 9/5/2021

last visited: 9/10/2021

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WindmillsAermotor - Hill County Northbound Safety Rest Area - Abbott, TX

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A working Aermotor pumps water at the Hill County Safety Rest Area on northbound I-35 just north of milepost 362 in Abbott, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/4/2021

last visited: never

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Windmillstechnowind - San Bartolomé, Lanzarote, Islas Canarias, España

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Energy of wind mild

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 8/25/2021

last visited: 8/27/2021

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WindmillsDijkmolen -Maasland (NL)

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Typical polder mill at the road to Maasland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/21/2021

last visited: 8/23/2021

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WindmillsMoulin a vent Sourdon - Fontvieille, France

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the mill closest to the road. le moulin le plus proche de la route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 8/21/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsDe Drie Lelies -Maasland (NL)

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Still functional flour mill De Drie Lelies near Maasland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/21/2021

last visited: 8/23/2021

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Windmillsle moulin de Tissot Avon - Fontvieille, France

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one of the mills in the town of Fontvieille. un des moulins de la commune de Fontvieille.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 8/19/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsMolino - Tías, Lanzarote,

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Wind mill in a house

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 8/19/2021

last visited: 8/20/2021

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WindmillsMineola Nature Preserve Windmill - Mineola, TX

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Windmill near the parking for the nature trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/15/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsDye Sprancke Molen - Sprang-Capelle, NL

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This is the Dye Sprancke Windmill in Sprang Capelle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 8/11/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsKulla Gunnarstorp mölla, Kulla Gunnarstorp, Sweden

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A grain mill in Kulla Gunnarstorp.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dvddragon

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 8/10/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsSophias mölla, Viken, Sweden

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A grain mill in Viken

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dvddragon

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 8/9/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsMoulin de Tromcourt - Mariembourg, Belgique

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FR - Le moulin à vent de Tromcourt se situe dans l’Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse. Construit sous Napoléon. EN - The Tromcourt windmill is located in Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse. Built under Napoleon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geotrouvtou59

location: Namur, Belgium

date approved: 8/8/2021

last visited: 8/10/2021

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WindmillsBräcke Mölla, Lerhamn, Sweden

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A grain mill near Lerhamn

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dvddragon

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 7/31/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsSäbyholms mölla, Landskrona, Sweden

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A grain mill in Landskrona

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dvddragon

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 7/29/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsSkjern Vindmølle - Skjern, Region Midtjylland, Denmark

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The historical windmill "Skjern Vindmølle" is located at the corner of Langagervej and Marupvej in the Danish city of Skjern.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FamilieFrohne

location: Denmark

date approved: 7/23/2021

last visited: never

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WindmillsHofstra University windmill at Bernon Hall - Hempstead, New York

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Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, has had a direct connection to The Netherlands since its founding. One example on campus is this decorative windmill outside Bernon Hall Admissions Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2021

last visited: 9/16/2021

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WindmillsHessle Whiting Windmill - Hessle, UK

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This windmill was used to crush chalk to make whiting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/14/2021

last visited: never

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