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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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WindmillsLambrigg Fell Wind Farm near Kendal Cumbria

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Five wind turbines generating electricity, visible from M6 motorway, junction 37. Few hundred metres north of A684 between Kendal and Sedbergh. One kilometre from M6 J37, easy to visit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 4/16/2008

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Windmills"THE FERNDALE WIND TURBINE" - Ontario, CA.

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The 'Ferndale Windmill' is located on the 'Bruce Peninsula', about halfways between 'Owen Sound' and 'Tobermory'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 11/15/2011

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WindmillsMain Street Windmill - Lamar, CO

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Spotted this windmill on our way to a cache!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GPSaxophone

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/26/2006

last visited: 9/23/2012

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WindmillsGolden gate Park Windmill

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A Historic Windmill In Golden Gate Park. One of two built to pump from a source of fresh water (so close to the beach!)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule

location: California

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 6/28/2020

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WindmillsBevo Mill - St Louis

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A well known landmark in south St Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 10/16/2014

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WindmillsPleasant Hill Road - SALINA KANSAS

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This forward thinking farmer had the first power generating windmill I ever saw.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saso_362

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/3/2006

last visited: 5/6/2018

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WindmillsFabyan Windmill

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A Dutch windmill in a suburban forest preserve

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geognerd

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/27/2006

last visited: 7/9/2017

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WindmillsDen Olden Florus - Terschuur, The Netherlands

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This is windmill 'Den Olden Florus' in Terschuur, The Netherlands. It's the oldest kind of windmill in our country. It existed already in 1403 and it is still functioning from time to time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rockpullers

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 2/17/2006

last visited: 7/31/2016

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Windmills"UPOLU AIRPORT WINDFARM" -- Big Island of Hawai`i

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The "Upola Windfarm" is located on the most northernly tip of the "Big Island of Hawai'i" and is situated on 200 acres above 'Upolu Airport' a windy section of the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Hawaii

date approved: 2/9/2006

last visited: 12/6/2006

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WindmillsMosterts Mill

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Believed to be have been built in 1796, Mosterts Mill is run by the "Friends of Mosterts Mill" who still grind flour on a voluntary basis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Amyson

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 1/29/2006

last visited: 3/8/2015

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WindmillsHeritage Park Windmill

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Small ornamental windmill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife

location: Florida

date approved: 1/28/2006

last visited: 11/2/2011

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WindmillsBlue Canyon Wind Farm

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This farm is sure to survive another Oklahoma Dust Bowl.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Oklee

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/22/2006

last visited: 6/10/2012

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WindmillsNew Jersey Windmill

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A restaurant windmill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/20/2006

last visited: 3/20/2016

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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

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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

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WindmillsLichtenhagen near Rostock, Germany

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in the village Lichtenhagen near Rostock

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jennergruhle

location: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

date approved: 1/18/2006

last visited: 7/31/2014

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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

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WindmillsSt. Monans

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The last remaining windmill in Fife overlooking the Firth of Forth

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Royles

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 1/1/2006

last visited: 9/25/2018

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WindmillsCaspers Park Windmill

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Originally used to pump water to a nearby trough for cattle, the windmill is no longer in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member toponym

location: California

date approved: 12/29/2005

last visited: 7/1/2007

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WindmillsBubb's Windmill

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Farm Windmill, Muncy,PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PA Ladi

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/19/2005

last visited: 5/17/2009

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Windmills"PICKERING WINDMILL" -- Ontario CANADA.

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Ontario Power Generation 'WINDMILL' is the largest windmill in North America providing electrical energy needs for more than 600 homes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/15/2005

last visited: 5/14/2019

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WindmillsCNE Toronto

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Dubbed "North America's First Urban Wind Turbine", this one is in Toronto, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cedar Grove Seekers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/15/2005

last visited: 12/2/2014

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Windmills"THE MELANCTHON PROJECT" - Shelburne, Ontario, CANADA

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'Melancthon Gray Wind Site' near the town of 'Shelburne' just off Highway 10, is erecting 51 windmills to supply electricity to the hydro grid.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/1/2005

last visited: 9/19/2014

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