The Dutch Windmill

Also known as: The North Windmill
Northwest corner of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA

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Looking East

Photo taken by Carol

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The windmill stands 75' tall and the sails span is 102'. It was designed by Alpheus Bull, jr. During its period of operation it was capable of pumping 30,000 gallons of water per hour which was used to supply Golden Gate Park. It was decommisioned in 1935 and fell into disrepair. It was restored in 1980-1981. It is said that there are paintings on the inside walls which visitors are not able to see. Planted next to the windmill is the Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden.

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • December 7, 2011: Added by Carol

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