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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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The mills in Skerries were used for grinding corn: wheat, oats and barley - wind power complementing water power, particularly in times of drought.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Ireland

date approved: 10/31/2006

last visited: 6/16/2006

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