We installed a Skystream wind turbine in the spring of 2008. This page shows the tower construction.
Cutting the pipes that make up the tower. cutting tower sections
Painting the tower. painting pipe
Cutting the cables for the tower guy wires. cutting giy wires
Drilling holes for tower brackets and connections. drilling tower connections
Setting and leveling the forms moving tower sections
Assembling tower base. Assembling Tower Base
Collaring the tower together. collaring tower
Laying out the tower (70 ft) and gin pole (35 ft) - a total of 105 feet of pipe laid out. laying out tower
This photo shows the tower, generator and blades all ready to go. wind turbine and tower on ground
Assembling the turbine to the tower. attaching turbine
Attaching the tower rigging cables. attaching tower rigging
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