Geneseo, IL – September 4, 2010: A wind turbine stands guard on the south side of Interstate 80 in Genesco, Illinois shortly before sunset.
I don’t really know why, but I’m fascinated by wind turbines. The idea of pulling electricity out of the air with no emissions is pretty cool. But the things are loud. And you can see them from far, far away. Even from thirty-some-thousand feet in the air, they’re plainly visible on the earth’s surface. Somehow they have awakened an enivro-consciousness in me that I didn’t know I had…but I’m not sure which side of the fence I’m on when it comes to wind power. I just find them interesting to look at.