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Wind Technology, Old and New


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These are wind mills for electrical production and one slightly less modern one for water production.  Makes for an interesting snapshot of our changing technology doesn't it?  I now wish I'd gone ahead and jumped the rancher's fence and shot a bit better perspective of the two.  But respect for the rancher's property prevailed.


Those are cows at the foot of the windmills, the more modern ones I mean, and the turbine on each is about the size of a school bus with a span on the blades of some 150 feet.  As the blades spin, they make this deep whoosh, whoosh sound that is most impressive.


Date:  4/25/04

Location:  North of Moreland, Oklahoma

Camera:  Canon PowerShot G3

Mode: Auto/Landscape

Post Processing:  Photoshop

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