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2007 Weather Vanes, Show Wind Direction

A Square Rigged Ship Atop A Terra Cotta Roof
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The outline of a square rigged ship of old functioned as a weathervane atop a terra cotta tiled roof in Monterey, California.


Weathervanes Show Wind Direction external link   •  Monterey, California   •  (Date Photographed: January 2007)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 26 June 2007)   •  © 2007 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #WeatherVane20070000_01
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Crane Appeared To Carry An Entire Building West
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A metal crane was a weathervane atop a structure in the Palo Alto Duck Pond area.


Weathervanes Show Wind Direction external link   •  Palo Alto Duck Pond internal link Palo Alto, California   •  (Date Photographed: early in 2007)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 26 June 2007)   •  © 2007 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #WeatherVane20070000_02
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Nord, Lost Somewhere In France
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Another anonymous weathervane in France.


Weathervanes Show Wind Direction external link   •  Somewhere in France internal link   •  (Date Photographed: early in 2007)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 26 June 2007)   •  © 2007 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #WeatherVane20070000_03
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A Very Fancy Weathervane On A Round Top
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The round top of a building somewhere in France held a weathervane that seemed fancier then most. The direction indicator with its N and S, because they were in France, stood for Nord and Sud.


Weathervanes Show Wind Direction external link   •  Somewhere in France internal link   •  (Date Photographed: early in 2007)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 26 June 2007)   •  © 2007 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #WeatherVane20070000_04
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A Rooster Topped A Very Pointed Roof
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A rooster atop a very pointed roof seemed an impractical weathervane.


Weathervanes Show Wind Direction external link   •  Somewhere on Highway 101 internal link California   •  (Date Photographed: sometime in 2007)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 13 February 2010)   •  © 2010 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #WeatherVane20070000_05
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A Classically Simple Weather Vane
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A basic weathervane. The arrow itself indicated the source of the wind. Below the arrow were the traditional compass points fixed to show direction.


Weathervanes Show Wind Direction external link   •  Somewhere on Highway 101 internal link California   •  (Date Photographed: sometime in 2007)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 13 February 2010)   •  © 2010 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #WeatherVane20070000_06
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A Weathervane Horse Atop A Carousel
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While not actually an indicator of wind direction, it nonetheless occupied the same place of honor atop a carousel in Spokane, Washington.


Weathervanes Show Wind Direction external link   •  Loof's 1906 Carousel internal link Riverfront Park, Spokane, Washington   •  (Date Photographed: sometime in 2007)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 13 February 2010)   •  © 2010 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Spokane_01T
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A Modern Weathervane-Style Decoration
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A modern weathervane with a directional bird in the center while two rings spun outside it.


Weathervanes Show Wind Direction external link   •  Belgrave Above Stanyan, San Francisco, California   •  (Date Photographed: 12:07:32 Saturday 3 November 2007)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 13 February 2010)   •  © 2010 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BelgaveAboveStanyan_9406T
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