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15 More Windmills (Wind Turbines) for Buffalo Mountain

2004 July

Rough Draft 2006-05-11


Tower on railcar Suspicious Since 911






Tower on railcar Vestas Shipping Label

DK Dongkuk S&C

DK BUF

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PROPERTY OF VESTAS







Vestas Shipping Label
PROJECT V80 BUFFALO
BUYER VESTAS
SECTION TOP
NET WEIGHT(kg) 33,62
GROSS WEIGHT(kg) 34,62
DESTINATION LONGVIEW, U S A
MADE IN KOREA



Crane, towers and bladesIn an April 2006 newsletter, Vestas had an interesting article (650 KB PDF excerpt) about transporting wind turbines from their factory to project sites.

In a Winter 2004 newsletter, The Port of Longview, Washington had a related article (130 KB PDF excerpt) about transporting wind turbine components by ship and rail.

There was another similar article (390 KB PDF) in the March 2006 edition of North American Windpower.

Standard 6-foot man by blade root

Blades and towers

Standard 6-foot man by blades and towers


Tie-downs from China
PO#2646
KNOXVILLE
C/NO.: 1-92
MADE IN CHINA

2"x27' TIE-DOWN W/FLAT HOOK
ITEM NO.: 144027
Q'TY: 10 PCS
N.W: 26 KGS
G.W: 27 KGS




Inside a blade


Blade and tower

Crane, towers and blade

Old AEC sign


AEC
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5
3





Shipping container on railcar


See the nacelle components assembly site off Bethel Valley Road.



Related Links:

SACE has a collection of photos showing transport and construction of the new wind turbines, from July and August 2004.


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