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Wed Dec 12, 2012, 07:33 PM

 

Wind turbines are beautiful

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Reply Wind turbines are beautiful (Original post)
2on2u Dec 2012 OP
liberal N proud Dec 2012 #1
2on2u Dec 2012 #2
DreamGypsy Dec 2012 #3
Odin2005 Dec 2012 #4
Voice for Peace Dec 2012 #5
pipoman Dec 2012 #6

Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 07:44 PM

1. The top photo is awesome.

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Response to liberal N proud (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 07:46 PM

2. So you like photoshopped thingies?? I'M KIDDING, yes it is a remarkable shot, I have

 

never seen anything like this until I decided to look for up and coming turbine design ideas.... utterly fantastic photo.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 08:46 PM

3. I don't think this one was photoshopped.

I encountered this last week when replying to another post.

Wikipedia on Wind Turbine:



The first automatically operated wind turbine, built in Cleveland in 1887 by Charles F. Brush. It was 60 feet (18 m) tall, weighed 4 tons (3.6 metric tonnes) and powered a 12 kW generator.

Spectacular!

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 09:09 PM

4. We have a bunch north of Fargo and people love them.

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Response to 2on2u (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 11:13 PM

6. There is a farm along I-70

in Kansas. I have driven this area for years, then changed jobs and didn't drive it for 5 years...I drove it a few weeks ago day time going and night coming back. Going the turbines were so massive and voluminous, it was surreal. Coming back the hundreds of crimson lights of the individual turbines were visible for 90 miles..about 30 miles from the first turbine it was visible 30 miles driving among them and the last was visible 30 miles behind..really amazing and a nice addition to the landscape. It actually helps highlight one of the beautiful parts of the great plains..it's bizarre flatness. The flatness here is unsettling to some people I have met who live in more hilly areas.

The farm in CA on the mountain tops along the 40 are an amazing sight too. I have never seen a farm that I found unattractive. Kansas is oil and gas (fracking) country, compared to the unsightliness of that production, wind is art.

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