The Rainworth Windmills

'Todays energy'

By P & M Marples

Wherever you drive or walk around the Mansfield area today the Rainworth Wind Mills can be seen They dominate the sky line for miles around. Love them or loath them they are now part of our energy system for providing electricity.

Photo:Seen from a distance just off the Marr Road, 14 May 2012

Seen from a distance just off the Marr Road, 14 May 2012

M & P Marples

Photo:Seen from a distance just off the Marr Road, 14 May 2012

Seen from a distance just off the Marr Road, 14 May 2012

M & P Marples 14 May 2012

Photo:Park the car, walk up the track to admire the view, on route to Forest Town 14 May 2012

Park the car, walk up the track to admire the view, on route to Forest Town 14 May 2012

M & P Marples

Photo:Windmill View 14 May 2012

Windmill View 14 May 2012

M & P Marples

Photo:Industrial view off of Southwell Road, 14 May 2012

Industrial view off of Southwell Road, 14 May 2012

M & P Marples

Photo:Windmills dominate the countryside near Soutwell Road, 14 May 2012

Windmills dominate the countryside near Soutwell Road, 14 May 2012

M & P Marples

This page was added on 15/05/2012.
Comments about this page

I see these on a pretty regular basis, and have seen many other both offshore and on, in various parts of the country. To be honest I like them! Too many in an area like the Yorkshire Dales or the Derbyshire Peak would be a pollution it is true, but offshore,and wisely placed onshore, I think it is great. We all want light when we switch on don,t we? These things do have a post modernist aspect to them too I feel but maybe it's just me.

By John.
On 07/03/2013

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