Pictures from Maine

Mars Hill

Mars_hill_thumb "They don't look pretty to me,” said Country Club Road resident Megan Birmingham of the windmills that line Mars Hill in her backyard as she played with her dog Luca on Monday.
26 Jan 2007

Mars Hill- Map of Turbine Locations

Mars_hill_devastation-photo___map_(2)_thumb Dan Boone created this image using the digital USGS 7.5-minute topographic map mosaic for Aroostook County, ME (from NRCS Geospatial Data Gateway) and incorporated the turbine and met tower locations according to lat-long coordinates provided in FAA's 7460-1 database for this facility - e.g., . Note that the 28 1.5-MW wind turbines are under construction during the last months of 2006 by Evergreen Wind Power, LLC; according to FAA they are slated to be 389 feet in overall height (from ground level to highest point of rotor). As indicated, the photo of Mars Hill Turbine #9 is available via this link: ; which provides a south-looking view of the north end of Mars Hill.
27 Nov 2006
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