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Windmills on the National Grasslands

Graphic of Colorado, a green dot showing the location of the National Grassland.

Comanche National Grassland
Colorado

By Kurt Stanton

These two windmills are located on the far western portion of the Carrizo Unit of the Comanche National Grassland. Both windmills are functioning and serve as one of the few dependable water sources for livestock and wildlife in the area.

Two windmills side-by-side next to a stock tank on an open grassland.