Two Montezuma County properties honored as Centennial Farms and Ranches

Two Montezuma County properties honored as Centennial Farms and Ranches

Two Montezuma County properties honored as Centennial Farms and Ranches
Vern Koppenhafer stands in the doorway of the farmhouse where he was born.
Vern Koppenhafer still cuts alfalfa on his farm south of Cortez.
Vern and Ruth Koppenhafer pose outside in front of the garden that Ruth says she must have every year.
An early family portrait of the Koppenhafer family.
Nomie, Nellie and DeVota Koppenhafer wash clothes outside the original homestead.
Gale Greenlee talks about the early days on the ranch. A 100-year-old corn planter, left, is among the old equipment stored in a field.
Gale Greenlee still raises cattle on the 100-year-old ranch on County Road H.
Gale Greenlee discusses one of the original homestead buildings that still stands at the 100-year-old ranch.
The original blacksmith shop still has some of the 100-year-old tools stored in the log building on the Greenlee farm.
The first outhouse at the Greenlee Ranch sits in a field.
The original home still stands at the Greenlee Ranch.

Two Montezuma County properties honored as Centennial Farms and Ranches

Vern Koppenhafer stands in the doorway of the farmhouse where he was born.
Vern Koppenhafer still cuts alfalfa on his farm south of Cortez.
Vern and Ruth Koppenhafer pose outside in front of the garden that Ruth says she must have every year.
An early family portrait of the Koppenhafer family.
Nomie, Nellie and DeVota Koppenhafer wash clothes outside the original homestead.
Gale Greenlee talks about the early days on the ranch. A 100-year-old corn planter, left, is among the old equipment stored in a field.
Gale Greenlee still raises cattle on the 100-year-old ranch on County Road H.
Gale Greenlee discusses one of the original homestead buildings that still stands at the 100-year-old ranch.
The original blacksmith shop still has some of the 100-year-old tools stored in the log building on the Greenlee farm.
The first outhouse at the Greenlee Ranch sits in a field.
The original home still stands at the Greenlee Ranch.
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