Thursday, June 14, 2012

Harnessing the Wind

As yet, the wind is an untamed, and unharnessed force; and quite possibly one of the greatest discoveries hereafter to be made, will be the taming, and harnessing of it.
~ Abraham Lincoln

Le Moulin de la Galette
by Vincent van Gogh

A figure crossing a bridge over a Dutch waterway by moonlight
by Walter Moras

Oia Santorini Greece
by Hiroshi Matsumoto

A Summer Landscape with a Windmill at Sunset
by Jan Jacob Coenraad Spohler

Mills near Rotterdam
by Johan Barthold Jongkind

I could have done a whole post solely on Don Quixote's windmills:

This one is by Ryan McKowen:

* More great Don Quixote covers here and here.
* Windmills remind me of lighthouses.

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