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White Oaks, New Mexico

White Oaks

The Discovery of Gold The boom and bust of mining in the late 1800s gave rise to numerous tent cities and mining towns across New...
Lake Valley

Lake Valley

Prior to the 1800s there were no permanent settlements between El Paso and Socorro for a very good reason…Apache. They moved with the harvest...
Hagan

Coyote & Hagan

Hagan Coal was discovered in Una de Gato Arroyo in 1902. By 1905 60 miners set up a mining camp in what would become Hagan....
Chloride Main Street

Chloride, New Mexico

Of the many ghost towns in Sierra County, Chloride, New Mexico is my favorite. There are more historic buildings left standing than there are...
Church in Cuchillo

Cuchillo, New Mexico

Though Cuchillo, New Mexico served as a waypoint for traffic to Winston and Chloride during the mining boom, it was more of an agricultural...
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Valle Vidal

Valle Vidal

For most of my life, the Valles Caldera in the Jemez mountains has been one of my favorite places on the planet. It is...

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Mogollon, New Mexico

Founded in 1876, Mogollon was named after Don Juan Ignacio Flores Mogollon, a governor of the Spanish province of New Mexico in the 1700's....
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