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wind turbine under construction

wind turbine under construction

wind turbine under construction
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Installation of a Wind Turbine near Helvikov

Installation of a Wind Turbine near Helvikov

A wind turbine is a rotating machine that converts the kinetic energy of wind into mechanical energy. If the mechanical energy is used directly by machinery, such as a pump or grinding stones, the machine is usually called a windmill. If the mechanical energy is instead converted to electricity, the machine is called a wind generator, wind turbine, wind power unit (WPU), wind energy converter (...
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Hook Windmill, East Hampton, NY

Hook Windmill, East Hampton, NY

Located on North Main Street in East Hampton, NY, the Hook Windmill was built in 1806 and operated regularly until 1908. It is one of the most complete of the extant windmills in the world.
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The old windmill of Nessebar

The old windmill of Nessebar

http://www.visitnessebar.info/the-old-windmill-nessebar-bulgaria.html
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The Laxey Wheel

The Laxey Wheel

The famous Laxey Wheel on the Isle of Man.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laxey_Wheel

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Heckington Windmill, Lincolnshire, UK

Heckington Windmill, Lincolnshire, UK

Situated in the pretty village of Heckington is this unique eight-sailed working mill which produces stone ground flour by wind power. Orginally built in 1830 as a five-sailer, a violent thunderstorm blew off the cap and sails and it was repaired in 1892 with the cap and eight sails from a windmill in Boston, Lincolnshire. This outstanding example of Victorian engineering was again restored in ...
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Chesterton Windmill

Chesterton Windmill

Stunning working windmill built in 18th Century by Inigo Jones, owned by Warwickshire County Council
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Windmill in Kraneburg-mehr

Windmill in Kraneburg-mehr

This is an old windmill in a small village near the german-nederlands border. It was build in approx. 1840. The normaly use as mill finished during the World War II. In 1971 it was reopened as an youth centre. 1979 a ring was buildt around the tower. A long time the mill was place of the "Astronomical Adventure Camp" of the hobby astromers from Moers. In 1990 the wings were crashed down to the ...
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Windmill in Wassenar

Windmill in Wassenar

The mill was built in 1861.
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Windmill - Egelsbergmuehle

Windmill - Egelsbergmuehle

The mill was build in 1802 and was used until 1942. In the year 1945 the mill got badly damaged. Wings and roof were restored after the war, the bullet holes were bricked. Since 1954 the mill is in the possession of the city Krefeld. The grinding mill on the inside is still received.
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Windmill - Geismuehle

Windmill - Geismuehle

In the 14th century it may have been a being awake tower for the Castle Linn for which the loopholes or arrow slit and the three fire-places speak on the inside. As mill the tower is mentioned for the first time in 1575.
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Windmill - Elfrather Muehle

Windmill - Elfrather Muehle

The Elfrath windmill at the golf club Elfrath. It was build from 1823 to 1826 and was in use until 1941. Now it ist a restaurant and club house.
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Britzer Windmill - Berlin-Britz, Germany

Britzer Windmill - Berlin-Britz, Germany

The windmill was build in 1865/66 by Johann Wilhelm Gottlob Dörfer and it ist still in function.

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Britzer_Mühle
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Windmill in Den Haag

Windmill in Den Haag

This nice windmill is in a very hight resolution area in den Haag. Den Haag is a must to see.
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Brixton Windmill - Ashbys Mill

Brixton Windmill - Ashbys Mill

Built in 1816, Brixton Windmill is a tower mill constructed in 18-inch (46cm) thick brickwork and is 39.5 feet (12 metres) high. John Ashby leased the mill in 1817, and the Ashby family operated the mill, which became known as Ashby's Mill, for the whole of its working life producing stoneground wholemeal flour until it was closed in 1934. In 1964 the mill was restored as near as possible to ...
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Ibstone Windmill - Turville, Buckinghamshire

Ibstone Windmill - Turville, Buckinghamshire

Ibstone windmill, a smock mill, last worked during the First World War. However it gained a new lease of life in 1967 when it was fitted with mock sails and fantail in preparation for its appearance in the feature film "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", as the workshop of the inventor, Caractacus Potts. TV series "Good Night Mr. Tom" and "The Vicar of Dibley" were also filmed nearby.
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Cataventos, Windmills, in Fortaleza, Brazil

Cataventos, Windmills, in Fortaleza, Brazil

4 cataventos, 4 windmills, in Fortaleza, CE - Brasil.
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Mosterts Mill, Cape Town

Mosterts Mill, Cape Town

Most well-known and well-preserved windmill in South Africa, it was built in 1796 and worked until the mid-1800's. In 1995 it was restored to working order and operates occasionally.
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The Old Windmill, Brisbane, AU

The Old Windmill, Brisbane, AU

Now dwarfed by the modern buildings that surround it, the Old Windmill, built by convicts in 1828, never really worked as a windmill but was used as a treadmill to both grind corn and as punishment for the convicts.
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Burgh Mill, Norfolk

Burgh Mill, Norfolk

Burgh Mill was recorded in the Domesday Book in 1085. A brick built mill was erected in the 1500s and further enlarged around 1790, possibly making it the oldest mill in the England.
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Windmill of A. Daudet

Windmill of A. Daudet

The Windmill of the French Writer Alphonse Daudet.
Known as "Le moulin de Daudet" Near Arles in France, it is now a small museum.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonse_Daudet
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Dutch Windmill (SF)

Dutch Windmill (SF)

The Dutch Windmill
Goldengate Park, San Francisco
Surrounded by some beautiful flowers
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