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Gloucester Windmill Story 1830–An excerpt From The Fisherman’s Own Book

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Updated: If I Don’t Get The Answer To The “Why Aren’t The Windmills Spinning All The Time” Question I May Go Postal

Updated: The following information is from Rick Johnson, Varian’s Facility Manager. When winds at 7 miles per hour or less, the Varian turbine will not operate for economic reasons; when the wind speed is 56 miles an hour or greater, … Continue reading

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Fly Amero Writes- “What? This ISN’T the windiest part of the city?”

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Mary Barker Gloucester Engineering Windmill Pics

Hi Joey, I am sure you are inundated with windmill photos, but I took these this evening (11.23).  I only had my little point and shoot camera, but it did ok capturing the windmill being built now.  I thought it … Continue reading

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Mayor Kirk Forwards Blade Signing Celebration Info

CITY OF GLOUCESTER OFFICE OF THE MAYOR- Gloucester to Host Wind Energy “Blade Signing” Ceremony New turbines are expected to save the City millions in energy costs (Gloucester, MA) – The City of Gloucester will host a “blade signing” ceremony … Continue reading

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The Turbine Now That It’s Up Poll

When I first heard of the turbine coming to Gloucester I was angry.   I felt as though it was only going to benefit one company, the company that was installing it and the money to pay for it was … Continue reading

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It’s Gloucester Engineering’s Turn- Turbine Install Photos From Pat Morss- Varian and Gloucester Engineering

Joey:  I wanted to contribute a few photos to the extensive documentation of the installation of the Varian and Gloucester Engineering wind turbines.  Best, Pat Morss

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Way Up High- Setting The Hub And More Gloucester MA Varian’s Turbine Erection From Steve Spencer! Exclusive To GMG

Steve Spencer Has Been Sending These Photos Of Every Phase of The Construction Of Varian’s Turbine Open turbine view of Gloucester- Face of the hub to the ground-

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Turbine Blades At Varian From Rick Isaacs

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Community Photos 10/24/12

Gloucester’s Skyline Is About To Change Photos by Anthony Marks

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Video- Is That A Turbine In Your Pocket Or Are You Just Happy To See Me?

Video from Ryan Pinkham-

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Video Day 2 First Gloucester Wind Turbine Cruiseport October 16, 2012 7:40am from Kim Smith

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The Naked Blades From Fred Bodin

At Cruiseport Gloucester, almost everything is off the barge, except for three 160 foot long wind turbine blades. In the foreground are conical tower sections. The blades will be offloaded later today or tomorrow. Trucking them up to Blackburn Industrial … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine — Land Delivery Description and Photos From Fred Bodin

Fred writes- Getting ready behind the Cruiseport. I’ve learned that offloading a mega cargo like this takes a long, long time. The cylinder is part of the turbine tower, and it is made of steel.   Now they’re towing the … Continue reading

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Turbine In Tow at Sunrise From Susan LaRosa

Hi Joey: Caught a glimpse of the wind tower heading to the dock this a.m. at sunrise. Susan LaRosa Gloucester Turbine In Tow at Sunrise From Susan LaRosa VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL

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Video: The Three CEOs: Explanations Of How The Turbine Will be Constructed and More

Mayor Kirk speaks with Baldwin Crane CEO Mark Baldwin and Varian Director of Facilities Rick Johnson. Mark Baldwin has some nice things to say about Sheree Delornezo, owner and operator of Cruiseport, Gloucester.  

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First Picture- Wind Turbines En Route To Gloucester

· See attached pictures of the wind turbine components being loaded yesterday in Wismar, Germany. · The boat left the harbor yesterday and is off to Belgium for a one day stop to load more cargo on it’s way to … Continue reading

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