We installed a Skystream wind turbine in the spring of 2008. This page shows the installation up to the footing preparation.
The view south from about where the turbine stands. The old soft maple tree in the middle was cut. before tree cut
After the tree was cut down - offering due south winds a better chance to spin the turbine. after tree cut
Laying out the tower and four cable tie-down foundations. survey turbine layout
Boring the foundations. boring foundations
Setting and leveling the forms setting forms
Supervisor Martin inspecting the forms. Martin inspecting
Setting the rebar. setting rebar
Tamping down the redi-mix. tamping redi-mix
Finishing and troweling the surface. finishing surface
Tie-down bolt put in place. tie down bolt
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