Hundreds have arrived under cover of darkness, trundling through small towns and delicately avoiding trouble like low-hanging traffic lights and steep hills.
Wind turbine components get unloaded in Geelong, before hitting the highways on specially modified trailers.
On Friday morning, part of Lawrence Street in Beaufort was closed for a "community blade viewing", with one of Stockyard Hill's 69.5 metre turbine blades parked in front of the shire officers.
As public relations exercises go, this one was jaw-dropping.
For many people, wind farms flick by on a highway drive, or pop up unexpectedly between towns.
Rarely do people get to reach out and touch a turbine blade at ground level.
Goldwind, the company behind Stockyard Hill, put on a barbecue and invited school children to sign their names on the blade.
Trawalla Primary School principal Kate Morcombe said she hoped it would be something they remember.
"It's a great topic for study in the classroom, we'll go back this afternoon and look at the dimensions of them," she said.
"Compared to what you see on the side of the road, to see them up close like this is really great for the kids."
Engineer Tom Ostrom, from Beaufort Steelworks, said he was impressed.
"We were talking to a person who's involved in it, they said it's 20 per cent steel inside and 80 per cent fibreglass," he said.
"It only weighs 27 tonne - considering the length, I thought it'd be at least 50, it's light for something this big."
Eventually, there will be 149 turbines up and spinning for the Stockyard Hill project, and seven have been built so far.
However, the speed of the construction is prompting others in the community to reflect.
Patricia Gabb, from Skipton, was inspired by the work of colonial landscape artist Eugene Von Guérard to create a "historical document" of the landscape before the towers went up.
Von Guérard was the subject of a major exhibition at the Ballarat Art Gallery last year, and his paintings of Victoria as it was in the late 19th century, when taken as a whole in contrast to today, reveal the effect of white settlement on the environment.
Ms Gabb said she is encouraging artists in any medium to contribute their own reflection of the volcanic plains to a special exhibition in June.
"I hope to have some friends get prints of some of his paintings, and one of our neighbours, who's on one of the farms he painted on, we'll try and do a before and after with his painting, and we'll try and get a photo of the same spot," she said.
"I hope it opens their eyes to what a beautiful environment we have, and the light and texture - the sheer beauty.
"You've got the sun on the grasses, and the grasses moving in the wind, and it's such a play of light - we won't get it back, it'll be changed forever."
While she said artworks that feature turbines or power lines would not be accepted for this exhibition, she stressed it was a non-political event, and encouraged children to submit work.
"I think it could empower other communities that are in the same situation as ours, to record what it did look like (before the turbines)," she said.
Turbine components are also arriving for the Lal Lal and Moorabool projects, with construction almost complete at the northern end of Lal Lal near Yendon - cranes will soon move towards Elaine for the southern part of the project, which includes 60 turbines in total.
Of the 107 turbines planned for Goldwind's two Moorabool sections, all 50 foundations for the northern precinct have been excavated, and component delivery is underway, while preparation works, including access tracks, are ongoing at the southern part.
Hundreds of kilometres of cables connecting the wind turbines to the national grid will also be built.
Wind farm companies have repeatedly committed to maintaining public roads during construction, but more traffic is expected for the duration of construction, and the extra-heavy loads will be delivered late at night.
Further south, the 228-turbine Golden Plains wind farm planned for Rokewood is still awaiting federal approval, and is the subject of a case in the Supreme Court regarding its environmental effects.
Ms Gabb said anyone interested in submitting artworks for the exhibition, which begins at the Skipton Hall on June 15, should phone her on 5340 2177.
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