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Windmills on the National Grasslands

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

Crooked River National Grassland

By Jamie McGee

Prior to power lines in this area, there were some 26 inventoried windmills in 1970. The Devine Well and Windmill were constructed in 1950. It is one of the last windmills functioning on the Crooked River National Grassland.

A windmill in the foreground silhouetted by the sun shining through clouds.