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Windmills helped settle the West


John Gordon “Spud” Greaves homesteaded southeast of Elida near Nobe in 1907. He was the father of Gordon Greaves, late publisher of the Portales News-Tribune.

This is his story:

“With the passing of 1908, we had consumed 80 days in water h...

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