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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 Stevinson Windmill - Stevinson, CAview gallery

SS41.5 km

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WindmillsStevinson Windmill - Stevinson, CA

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A windmill on Third St in Stevinson, CA. The windmill is in front of a bar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/1/2010

last visited: 7/1/2010

Image for Rural Windmill at the edge of Altamont Passview gallery

WW50.7 km

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WindmillsRural Windmill at the edge of Altamont Pass

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An old-fashioned rural windmill at the edge of Altamont Pass, an area famous for modern wind-turbine farms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 4/10/2009

last visited: 9/8/2012

Image for CA-12 Windmill - Clements, CAview gallery

NN57 km

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WindmillsCA-12 Windmill - Clements, CA

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A windmill on Hway 12 in Clements, CA. The windmill is by a store on Hway 12.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/29/2009

last visited: 10/2/2009

Image for Altamont Pass Wind Farm - Altamont, CAview gallery

WW57.6 km

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WindmillsAltamont Pass Wind Farm - Altamont, CA

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Thousands of windmills dot the landscape along I-580 passing through the Altamont Pass Wind Farm. This was one of the earliest and highest-concentrated wind farms in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DopeyDuck

location: California

date approved: 4/22/2009

last visited: 9/8/2012

Image for Red Barn Museum Windmill - San Andreas, CAview gallery

NENE63.1 km

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WindmillsRed Barn Museum Windmill - San Andreas, CA

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A simple windmill in front of the Red Barn Museum in San Andreas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: never

Image for Pea Soup Andersen's Restaurant Windmillview gallery

SS63.9 km

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WindmillsPea Soup Andersen's Restaurant Windmill

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A beautiful European style windmill attached to a Scandanavian themed restaurant in Santa Nella, Ca.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: California

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 3/30/2014

Image for San Louis Reservoir Wind Generator Parkview gallery

SS70.8 km

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WindmillsSan Louis Reservoir Wind Generator Park

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A Group of 27 wind generators overlooking San Louis Reservoir

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 5/30/2006

last visited: 5/30/2006

Image for Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve Windmill - Antioch, CAview gallery

NWNW82.7 km

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WindmillsBlack Diamond Mines Regional Preserve Windmill - Antioch, CA

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A windmill in Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: never

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

SWSW84.2 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 Emma Prusch Farm Park windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SWSW84.2 km

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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 Casa de Fruta windmill - Hollister, CAview gallery

SWSW84.8 km

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WindmillsCasa de Fruta windmill - Hollister, CA

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Windmill in Casa de Fruta in Hollister,CA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 10/9/2008

Image for Aermotor by US 101 in Santa Clara Countyview gallery

SWSW85 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

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NWNW85.8 km

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WindmillsMontezuma Hills Wind Power

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A huge wind power development in the Montezuma Hills in Solano. Wind power generates

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/1/2008

last visited: 9/8/2011

Image for Avenue 18 Aermotor in the San Joaquin Valleyview gallery

SESE87.1 km

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WindmillsAvenue 18 Aermotor in the San Joaquin Valley

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Agricultural Windmill located in the Northern San Joaquin Valley

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule

location: California

date approved: 4/13/2009

last visited: never

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

SWSW88.5 km

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

WW88.7 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

Image for Oak Hill Park Windmill - Danville, Caview gallery

WW89 km

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WindmillsOak Hill Park Windmill - Danville, Ca

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A faded old windmill that has been converted to a fountain in Oak Hill Park in Danville, Ca.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: California

date approved: 7/18/2006

last visited: 1/3/2012

Image for Rakstad Road Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SWSW90.1 km

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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 Harry Road Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SWSW90.4 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 Los Alamitos Rancho Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SWSW91.2 km

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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 Day Road Aermotor windmill - Gilroy, California view gallery

SWSW91.2 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 Borges Ranch Windmill  - Walnut Creek, CAview gallery

WW91.6 km

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WindmillsBorges Ranch Windmill - Walnut Creek, CA

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A windmill on Borges Ranch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for Frazier Lake Airpark Windmillview gallery

SWSW91.9 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 Mockingbird Hill Windmill - San Jose, CAview gallery

SWSW92.1 km

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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

SWSW92.2 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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