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1970s-era postcard showing an aerial view of the US Department of Energy's windmill generator atop Howard's Knob. The windmill was installed in early 1979 and dedicated in July 1979. Its drive train failed in 1981, and the DOE removed it from…

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Reel #13 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this 1979 16mm reel contains B-roll and anchor footage related to the delivery of the Boeing windmill blades for the NASA-Department of Energy windmill erected atop Howard's Knob in Boone, NC,…

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Reel #12 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this 1979 16mm reel contains B-roll and interview footage related to the delivery of the Boeing windmill blades for the NASA-Department of Energy windmill erected atop Howard's Knob in Boone,…

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Reel #11 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this 1979 16mm reel contains B-roll footage of the delivery of the Boeing windmill blades for the NASA-Department of Energy windmill erected atop Howard's Knob in Boone, NC, and later dedicated…

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The specifications for the experimental wind turbine at Howard's Knob including information about the turbine's rotor, blade, tower, transmission, generator, orientation drive, control system, performance, and weight

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A photo of an experimental wind turbine built on Howard's Knob in Boone, NC. The photo shows the turbine towering amongst the mountains that surround Boone, and parts of the town can be seen in the background.
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