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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 La bollée Azay-le-Rideau, route de la Vallée du Lys - Franceview gallery

NN2.7 km

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WindmillsLa bollée Azay-le-Rideau, route de la Vallée du Lys - France

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Azay-le-Rideau, route de la Vallée du Lys (lieu-dit Perré), près de la Vallée Troglodytique des Goupillières. Azay-le-Rideau, road of the Valley of the Lys (locality Perré), near the Troglodytic Valley of Goupillières.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 2/12/2017

last visited: 8/17/2019

Image for Les éoliennes de la Gloriette - Tours - Franceview gallery

NENE20 km

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WindmillsLes éoliennes de la Gloriette - Tours - France

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Deux éoliennes dans le parc de la Gloriette. Two windmills in the Parc de la Gloriette.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: 9/11/2019

Image for L'Eolienne de Bollée - Saint-Avertin,Centreview gallery

NENE22.7 km

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WindmillsL'Eolienne de Bollée - Saint-Avertin,Centre

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[FR] Eolienne de Bollée qui se trouve au milieu du bois des hâtes. [EN] Bollée windmill located in the forest of hâtes

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 4/29/2017

last visited: 4/30/2017

Image for Eolienne verticale - Saint-Avertin, Centreview gallery

NENE22.9 km

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WindmillsEolienne verticale - Saint-Avertin, Centre

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[FR] Éolienne à axe vertical de type Savonius. [EN] Wind turbine with type Savonius's vertical axis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 2/13/2018

Image for Éolienne Bollée (Dolus-le-Sec, Centre-Val de France, France)view gallery

EE30.9 km

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WindmillsÉolienne Bollée (Dolus-le-Sec, Centre-Val de France, France)

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[FR] Éolienne, située à Dous-le-Sec [EN] Wind turbine, located in Dous-le-Sec

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 1/19/2020

last visited: never

Image for L'Eolienne de Bollée - Beaumont-la-Ronce,Centreview gallery

NN38.1 km

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WindmillsL'Eolienne de Bollée - Beaumont-la-Ronce,Centre

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[FR] Eolienne de Bollée qui se trouve un peu en extérieur de la ville de Beaumont-la_Ronce. [EN] Bollée windmill located near Beaumont-la-Ronce

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 4/29/2017

last visited: 8/19/2017

Image for Le moulin des Aigremonts - Bléré (Indre-et-Loire), Franceview gallery

EE38.3 km

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WindmillsLe moulin des Aigremonts - Bléré (Indre-et-Loire), France

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[FR] Le moulin des Aigremonts est un authentique moulin cavier qui servait à moudre le grain. [EN] The Aigremonts windmill was built between 1845 and 1848 and is 18 metres high.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 10/7/2012

last visited: 11/22/2019

Image for Eolienne de la pépinière de Châtelleraultview gallery

SS43.8 km

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WindmillsEolienne de la pépinière de Châtellerault

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éolienne de production électrique qui alimente les bureaux de la pépinière.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tooms et Jess

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 9/12/2013

last visited: never

Image for Moulin Cartier - Doué la fontaine,  Pays de la Loire, Franceview gallery

WW57.5 km

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WindmillsMoulin Cartier - Doué la fontaine, Pays de la Loire, France

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Le Moulin Cartier

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member celene37

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 1/23/2018

last visited: 7/6/2019

Image for Moulin de Talcy - Talcy, Franceview gallery

NENE93 km

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WindmillsMoulin de Talcy - Talcy, France

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[FR] C'est un moulin à vent de type chandelier beauceron, dit moulin pivot, avec des ailes à toile. [EN] This type of windmill is called "Chandelier Beauceron".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 11/4/2013

last visited: 6/14/2015

Image for Le Moulin Cavier Saint-Jacques - Saint-Laurent-Nouan (Loir-et-Cher), Franceview gallery

NENE93.8 km

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WindmillsLe Moulin Cavier Saint-Jacques - Saint-Laurent-Nouan (Loir-et-Cher), France

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[FR] Le moulin St Jacques est l'un des 2 caviers construits sur la commune de Nouan sur Loire au début du XIXe siècle. [EN] "Moulins Caviers" are unusual in that they are built with a basement, a type of construction common in the area of Angers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 10/7/2012

last visited: 12/22/2014

Image for Moulin à vent de Frouville Pensier - Ozoir-le-Breuil, Franceview gallery

NENE112.8 km

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WindmillsMoulin à vent de Frouville Pensier - Ozoir-le-Breuil, France

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[FR] Le dernier moulin à vent en pierre en Eure-et-Loir en état de fonctionnement. [EN] Frouville Pensier is the only surviving tower windmill in Eure-et-Loir and the only one still working.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 10/30/2017

last visited: 3/25/2018

Image for Moulin a vent de la Roussille - Niort, Nouvelle Aquitaine, Franceview gallery

SWSW125.5 km

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WindmillsMoulin a vent de la Roussille - Niort, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

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in the lanscape dans un champ sur les hauteurs de Niort

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 5/20/2019

last visited: 8/15/2019

Image for Moulin de Saint-Thomas - Bazoches-en-Dunois, Franceview gallery

NENE125.9 km

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WindmillsMoulin de Saint-Thomas - Bazoches-en-Dunois, France

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[FR] Le moulin Saint-Thomas date du 13ème siècle a été reconstruit avec des pièces provenant d'autres moulins. [EN] The Saint-Thomas windmill dates from the 13th century and was reconstructed from parts from other windmills.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 10/30/2017

last visited: never

Image for Moulin à vent Pelard - Bouville, Franceview gallery

NENE133.3 km

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WindmillsMoulin à vent Pelard - Bouville, France

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[EN] A mill pivot,typically Beauceron, entirely in wood located at the Bois de Feugères, on the edge of the national road 10 [FR] Un moulin pivot,typiquement beauceron, entièrement en bois situé au Bois de Feugères, au bord de la route national 10

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 3/5/2017

last visited: 12/22/2017

Image for Moulin du Paradis - Sancheville, Franceview gallery

NENE133.3 km

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WindmillsMoulin du Paradis - Sancheville, France

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[FR] Moulin pivot construit vers le XVIIe siècle, la date de 1625 est gravée sur le bourdon. [EN] Pivot mill constructed around the 17th century, the year 1624 is engraved on the spindle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 11/1/2017

last visited: never

Image for Moulin de Rimbault à Beauvoir sur Niortview gallery

SWSW138.6 km

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WindmillsMoulin de Rimbault à Beauvoir sur Niort

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Dans la campagne Niortaise

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 6/6/2013

last visited: 5/2/2017

Image for Moulin de pierre d'Artenay - Artenay (Loiret), Franceview gallery

NENE139.9 km

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WindmillsMoulin de pierre d'Artenay - Artenay (Loiret), France

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[FR] Endormi depuis 1905, il est sauvé de la ruine et restauré dans les années 70/80 par des bénévoles. [EN] Restored in 1980, the mill had been out of operation for 72 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 7/29/2015

last visited: never

Image for Moulin de la Garenne - Ymonville, Franceview gallery

NENE147.7 km

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WindmillsMoulin de la Garenne - Ymonville, France

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[FR] Moulin pivot construit en 1836. Il avait tourné pour la dernière fois en 1939. [EN] Pivot windmill constructed in 1836, it functioned for the last time in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 11/1/2017

last visited: never

Image for Moulin de Chesnay - Moutiers, Franceview gallery

NENE151.4 km

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WindmillsMoulin de Chesnay - Moutiers, France

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[FR] Le moulin typique de la Beauce est le moulin de bois sur pivot. [EN] The typical Beauce windmill is made of wood standing on a pivot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 11/1/2017

last visited: never

Image for Le grand moulin - Ouarville, Franceview gallery

NENE156.3 km

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WindmillsLe grand moulin - Ouarville, France

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[FR] Ce moulin a été exploité par la famille Ferron depuis 1870 jusqu'au décès de son dernier meunier, Robert Ferron en 1976. [EN] This windmill has been operated by the Ferron family since 1870 until the death of its last miller in 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 11/1/2017

last visited: 6/29/2019

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