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A collection of some of the most interesting Massachusetts-related postcards from my collection.

Boston, MA - Charlestown Bridge

Boston, Massachusetts - Charlestown Bridge

Charlestown Bridge, Boston, Mass.

Caption on reverse:

CHARLESTOWN BRIDGE, BOSTON, MASS.
The Bridge built by the city of Boston in 1900. It is 1900 feet long and 100 feet wide. Cost $1,400,000.

Tags: Bridges, Boston, MA,Massachusetts, Railroad, Subway

San Francisco, CA - Dutch Wind-Mill, Cliff House Beach

San Francisco, CA - Dutch Wind-Mill, Cliff House Beach

The Dutch Wind-Mill, Cliff House Beach, San Francisco, California

No caption on reverse.

Tags: California, Windmills

San Francisco, CA - Dutch Windmill, Golden Gate Park

San Francisco, CA - Dutch Windmill, Golden Gate Park

1034. Dutch Windmill, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

Caption on reverse: On the Road of a Thousand Wonders. Panama-Pacific International Exposition 1915 San Francisco, California.

Tags: California, Windmills

Cape Cod, MA - Windmill

Cape Cod, Mass. - Oldest Windmill

109 - Oldest Wind Mill on Cape Cod, Mass.

Caption on reverse: The old mill in Eastham was built aboput 1700 in Plymouth, Mass., moved to Provincetown and again moved to Eastham in 1793. The mill is open to the public daily during the summer with an attendant to explain how it works.

Tags: Massachusetts, Windmills

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02/05/2023 04:05 AM
Windmill | Definition, History, Types, & Facts | Britannica
Read a brief summary of this topic. windmill, device for tapping the energy of the wind by means of sails mounted on a rotating shaft. The sails are mounted at an angle or are given a slight twist so that the force of wind against them is divided into two components, one of which, in the plane of the sails, imparts rotation. Like waterwheels, windmills were among the original prime movers that replaced human beings as a source of power.
02/04/2023 06:11 PM
Windmill - Wikipedia
A windmill is a structure that converts wind power into rotational energy using vanes called sails or blades, specifically to mill grain ( gristmills ), but the term is also extended to windpumps, wind turbines, and other applications, in some parts of the English speaking world. The term wind engine is sometimes used to describe such devices. [1]
02/05/2023 02:18 AM
Amazon.com: Windmill
Garden windmills spin when the wind or breeze blows, creating movement and visual interest to complement colorful plants or fill an empty space. Some windmills spin horizontally and some spin vertically, and you can get them in beautiful color combinations to match or contrast your flowers, plants, or the color of your garden house, or home.
02/05/2023 03:08 AM
Old and New Windmills for Sale | Rock Ridge Windmills
The most common windmill and tower you will see all over the country is the classic 8 foot wheel on a 27 foot tower. This windmill is a clone of the Aermotor windmill made from 1933 on and is still the most popular windmill we sell today. We have everything you need from the red platform to the galvanized anchors.
02/03/2023 08:21 PM
What is a Windmill and How Does a Windmill Work?
According to Wikipedia, “A windmill is a mill that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails or blades.”. More from Wind energy: How to build your own wind generator. 35 Facts about wind energy. What is a wind turbine. Pros and cons of wind energy. Vertical axis wind turbines.
02/04/2023 09:31 PM
Windmills on the American Plains - National Park Service
In 1854, Daniel Halladay developed the American-type windmill. It was smaller, less expensive and could be shipped and built easily. Its sails were held into the wind by a weight, which would rise slowing to reduce the area of the sails when the wind was too fast. Traditional cloth covered sails were soon replaced with smaller wooden blades.
02/04/2023 07:22 PM
How to Make a Windmill (with Pictures) - wikiHow
Method 1 Making a Miniature Dutch-Style Windmill Download Article 1 Create your side templates. Draw a polygon shape on a large sheet of cardboard or paper. If you use paper, use a heavyweight paper such as butcher paper or posterboard. The shape should be 9 inches (22.9 cm) on top, 12 inches on bottom, and 20 inches (50.8 cm) tall.
02/04/2023 09:17 PM
Aermotor Windmill Company - Wind-Powered Water Pumps
With Aermotor Windmills, you're choosing the lowest cost pumping power on Earth. The Aermotor Windmill puts the wind to work, saving fuel and money, with virtually no maintenance! Ask for Aermotor! Watch a Genuine Aermotor Windmill be Constructed Filmed completely on location at our San Angelo, Texas manufacturing facility by "How It's Made".
02/04/2023 01:07 AM
Amazon.com: Windmills: Patio, Lawn & Garden
Unique and Magical Metal Windmill,3D Wind Powered Kinetic Sculpture, Metal Wind Spinner Solar, Lawn Solar Wind Spinners for Yard and Garden, Wind Catchers Metal Outdoor Patio Decoration Wind Sculpture. 2.0 out of 5 stars 225. $24.99 $ 24. 99 $31.99 $31.99. FREE delivery Fri, Feb 10 on $25 of items shipped by Amazon.
02/03/2023 04:22 AM
Watermill Express – Get a Better Water Habit®
Always clean and no waits to get water. 5 gallons is also only $1! Get a gallon of water for 20¢ have to provide your own container. A dollar for five gallons of water! No more going into stores, loading a shopping cart or checking out. Clean water, well lit, two stations to fill your containers. Me encanta está agua.

About this Webpage

I have created this webpage as a scrapbook of sorts to showcase some of the more interesting postcards from my postcard collection. Much of my collection is inherited from my grandmother, Mildred E. Berwick Casartello. I have categorized the postcards in various groups, so you will find them on multiple pages. The tags line at the bottom of each postcard entry has links to each category that you will find that entry on.