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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 Wyles Windmill - Brimfield MAview gallery

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WindmillsWyles Windmill - Brimfield MA

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The windmill, which was operated solely by wind, was erected to bring water from the Town Brook to tanks in the attic of the Wyles-Converse house at 16 Sturbridge Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

Image for New England Institute of Technology Wind Turbine - Warwick, RIview gallery

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WindmillsNew England Institute of Technology Wind Turbine - Warwick, RI

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The wind turbine on the Access Road campus of New England Institute of Technology situated by I-95 was built by the school as an example for its students.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 3/20/2014

last visited: 1/2/2015

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WindmillsClay Science Center

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The wind turbine at the top of the Clay Center for the Dexter and Southfield schools in Brookline provides students with a real example of wind power that recharges the batteries used by the ham radio club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/3/2009

last visited: never

Image for Grandview Farm Windmill  -  Milford, NHview gallery

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WindmillsGrandview Farm Windmill - Milford, NH

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This is a traditional water pumping windmill on an active farm in Milford, NH.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 4/25/2007

last visited: 5/10/2015

Image for Wind Turbines, Harvard Square - Cambridge, MAview gallery

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WindmillsWind Turbines, Harvard Square - Cambridge, MA

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This set of wind turbines sit on top of a building in urban Harvard Square and were installed by Harvard University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for Jamestown RI Windmillview gallery

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WindmillsJamestown RI Windmill

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This windmill can be found on N Main Rd in Jamestown RI

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/15/2009

last visited: 4/24/2019

Image for Trio of Wind Turbines at Deer Island - Boston, MAview gallery

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WindmillsTrio of Wind Turbines at Deer Island - Boston, MA

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The three wind turbines are part of an effort by the Deer Island Sewage Treatment facility to generate as much of their own electricity as they can to run the operations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/29/2012

last visited: never

Image for Hull Wind 1 at Windmill Point  -  Hull, MAview gallery

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WindmillsHull Wind 1 at Windmill Point - Hull, MA

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Hull Wind 1 is a Vestas 660 kW wind turbine commissioned in 2001 on Windmill Point in the coastal town of Hull, Massachusetts. A second windmill was installed several years later.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/28/2007

last visited: 8/18/2013

Image for Hull Wind 2  - Wind Turbine  -  Hull, MAview gallery

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WindmillsHull Wind 2 - Wind Turbine - Hull, MA

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Hull Wind 2 is a 1.8 MW Vestas Wind Turbine installed in 2006 on the town's landfill, after the demonstrated success of a smaller wind turbine installed on Windmill Point in 2001.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/28/2007

last visited: 7/5/2009

Image for Block Island Wind Farm - New Shoreham, RIview gallery

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WindmillsBlock Island Wind Farm - New Shoreham, RI

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This wind farm off the southeast coast is the first commercial offshore wind farm in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 11/6/2017

last visited: never

Image for Wind Turbine - Newburyport, MAview gallery

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WindmillsWind Turbine - Newburyport, MA

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This one provides power to the Mark Richey Woodworking company.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Telomere

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/24/2009

last visited: 9/25/2017

Image for Corwith Windmill, Water Mill, Long Island, NYview gallery

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WindmillsCorwith Windmill, Water Mill, Long Island, NY

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The Corwith Windmill built in 1800.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bpom

location: New York

date approved: 1/3/2011

last visited: 7/25/2019

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