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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 Mockingbird Hill Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

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WindmillsMockingbird Hill Windmill - San Jose, CA

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This Windmill can be found off Mockingbird Hill Lane in the Almaden Valley area of San Jose, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: never

Image for Barnes Lane Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

NWNW0.5 km

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WindmillsBarnes Lane Windmill - San Jose, CA

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This windmill still stands on a rural family ranch in the Almaden Valley area of San Jose, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/16/2009

last visited: never

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WindmillsLos Alamitos Rancho Windmill - San Jose, CA

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This windmill is located on a property called Los Alamitos Rancho in San Jose, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 3/30/2011

last visited: never

Image for Harry Road Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

NENE1.8 km

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WindmillsHarry Road Windmill - San Jose, CA

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This windmill can be seen from Harry Road on private property in San Jose, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/12/2011

last visited: never

Image for Rakstad Road Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

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WindmillsRakstad Road Windmill - San Jose, CA

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This windmill can be found at the intersection of McKean Road and Rakstad Road in San Jose, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: never

Image for Adobe Systems Wind Turbines - San Jose, CAview gallery

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WindmillsAdobe Systems Wind Turbines - San Jose, CA

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Adobe Systems installed wind turbines at its San Jose headquarters to generate some of the energy it needs. The turbines are expected to generate about 50,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 1/16/2010

last visited: 1/20/2011

Image for Emma Prusch Farm Park windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

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WindmillsEmma Prusch Farm Park windmill - San Jose, CA

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A large windmill on the grounds of Emma Prusch Farm Park. The park is a former farm which still has remenents of farm life on it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/11/2008

last visited: 12/4/2008

Image for Rotary Play Garden Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

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WindmillsRotary Play Garden Windmill - San Jose, CA

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A windmill on top of the Rotary Play Garden in San Jose, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/29/2015

last visited: never

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SESE20.1 km

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WindmillsMonterey Highway Windmill - Morgan Hill, CA

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A decorative windmill in front of a home in Morgan Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Aermotor by US 101 in Santa Clara Countyview gallery

SESE23.8 km

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WindmillsAermotor by US 101 in Santa Clara County

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This operational Aermotor windmill is at a mini stroage business along US 101 inear San Martin, California

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule

location: California

date approved: 1/20/2006

last visited: never

Image for Day Road Aermotor windmill - Gilroy, California view gallery

SESE24 km

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WindmillsDay Road Aermotor windmill - Gilroy, California

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Classic Aermotor, western America's water-pump power of choice

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 1/3/2009

last visited: never

Image for Blackberry Farm Windmill - Cupertino, CAview gallery

NWNW24.3 km

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WindmillsBlackberry Farm Windmill - Cupertino, CA

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A decorative windmill at the entrance of Blackberry Farms in Cupertino, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: 5/19/2010

Image for Ranch house windmill - Gilroy, Californiaview gallery

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WindmillsRanch house windmill - Gilroy, California

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Old windmill next to large wooden water tank

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 1/3/2009

last visited: never

Image for Ranch windmill - Gilroy, California view gallery

SESE25.9 km

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WindmillsRanch windmill - Gilroy, California

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old ranch windmill seems in good condition

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 1/3/2009

last visited: 3/18/2011

Image for La Selva Beach Hway 1 Windmill - La Selva Beach, CAview gallery

SS26.1 km

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WindmillsLa Selva Beach Hway 1 Windmill - La Selva Beach, CA

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A windmill on private land overlooking Hway 1 in La Selva Beach, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/15/2011

last visited: never

Image for Deer Hollow Farm Windmill - Cupertino, CAview gallery

NWNW28 km

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WindmillsDeer Hollow Farm Windmill - Cupertino, CA

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A small windmill at Deer Hollow in Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2012

last visited: never

Image for Aermotor on Grant Road in Mountain Viewview gallery

NWNW28.6 km

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WindmillsAermotor on Grant Road in Mountain View

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This Windmill was removed in 2007 to make way for home development. Sadly this waymark must be archived. I suppose this could qualify as a WELL waymark now. Mill at a Vegatable Farm in Mountain View California

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule

location: California

date approved: 1/20/2006

last visited: 3/30/2007

Image for Lincoln's Windmill - Santa Cruz, California view gallery

SWSW29.3 km

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WindmillsLincoln's Windmill - Santa Cruz, California

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Historic windmill atop former flower bulb shop

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 10/2/2008

last visited: never

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WindmillsCamp Hammer Windmill - Boulder Creek, CA

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A windmill by Camp Hammer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: never

Image for Windmill - Mountain View, CAview gallery

NWNW33.3 km

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WindmillsWindmill - Mountain View, CA

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A windmill in a park in Mountain View, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/21/2019

last visited: never

Image for Doan Ranch windmill - Santa Clara County - Californiaview gallery

SESE38.6 km

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WindmillsDoan Ranch windmill - Santa Clara County - California

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Classic Aermotor windmill to power water pump

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 12/23/2008

last visited: never

Image for Portola Road Windmillview gallery

NWNW39.3 km

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WindmillsPortola Road Windmill

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A cute little European style windmill in Portola, Ca.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: California

date approved: 5/29/2006

last visited: never

Image for Frazier Lake Airpark Windmillview gallery

SESE42 km

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WindmillsFrazier Lake Airpark Windmill

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This Windmill is at the entrance of Frazier Lake Airpark near Hollister California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule

location: California

date approved: 1/7/2006

last visited: 6/1/2010

Image for Leal Tankhouse windmill - Fremont, CAview gallery

NWNW44.4 km

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WindmillsLeal Tankhouse windmill - Fremont, CA

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A tank house operated with a windmill at the Ardenwood Regional Preserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/26/2008

last visited: 12/4/2008

Image for California Nursery Historical Park Rose Garden Windmill - Fremont, CAview gallery

NN44.9 km

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WindmillsCalifornia Nursery Historical Park Rose Garden Windmill - Fremont, CA

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This small ornamental windmill is in the middle of the California Nursery Historical Park Rose Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/17/2010

last visited: never

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