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Cibola County [Grants]

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Guadalupe County [Santa Rosa]

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Quay County [Tucumcari]

Socorro County

Torrance County

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flag of the State of New Mexico, est. 1925

Michelle Lujan Grisham, U.S. Congresswoman N.M. 1st District [since 2013; Dem], re-election campaign website
meathead Republican Steve Pearce, incumbent U.S. Congress N.M. 2nd District
Ben R. Luján, U.S. Congressman N.M. 3rd District [Dem] re-election campaign website

El Camino Real National Historic Trail
El Camino Real Intl. Heritage Center [opened Nov 2005]

Royal Road / El Camino Real  "The Royal Road: El Camino Real From Mexico City To Santa Fe" [1998]
by Douglas Preston & José Antonio Esquibel,
photographs by Christine Preston

Univ NM Press 8¾x10½ pb [6/98] out of print/used
Univ NM Press 9x10¾ hardcover [6/98] out of print/used
Rio Grande book  "Rio Grande: From The Rocky Mountains To The Gulf of Mexico" [1999]
by Peter Lourie

Boyds Mills Press 8x10 pb [9/2000] for $9.95
Boyds Mills Press 8¼x10¼ YA hardcover [2/99] for $17.95
Rio Grande, Eagle's View book by by Barbara McIntyre & Adriel Heisey  "The Rio Grande: An Eagle's View" [2011]
Edited by Barbara McIntyre, Aerial photography by Adriel Heisey,
Foreword by Robert Redford

WildEarth Guardians 11½x10½ hardcover [7/2011] for $47.25
Reining in the Rio Grande book by Fred Phillips, G. Emlen Hall & Mary Black  "Reining In The Rio Grande: People, Land, and Water" [2011]
by Fred M. Phillips, G. Emlen Hall & Mary E. Black

Univ New Mexico Press 9x6 hardcover [7/2011] for $23.76
285 Broken Dreams: New Mexico Southeast to Texas book by Chris Enos  "285 Broken Dreams: New Mexico Southeast To Texas" [2011]
by Chris Enos

Photographer Enos spent several years documenting the changing roadside culture along U.S. Highway 285, which runs from Santa Fe, New Mexico into Southwest Texas, crossing the counties of Santa Fe, Torrance, Guadalupe, Chaves & Eddy, then the Texas counties of Loving, Pecos & Terrell
Museum of NM Press 8¼x11¼ hardcover [9/2011] for $25.51

Lincoln County in New Mexico
Lincoln County, New Mexico covers 4831 square miles; population: 21,000 (2005 estimate).
Lincoln County official website
Democratic Party of Lincoln County, New Mexico
Lincoln County [NM] Art Loop [July 2006 = #11]
Windmill Ranches in Lincoln County, New Mexico
Living Green in Lincoln County, New Mexico
Block Ranch in northern Lincoln County, New Mexico {North Portion for sale 2009}

Billy the Kid [1860-81] Page at 'Readers of the Purple Sage'
Billy The Kid National Scenic Byway in Lincoln County, New Mexico

Towns of Lincoln County, New Mexico book from Images of America  "Towns of Lincoln County, New Mexico (Images of America)"
[2010] by John LeMay

Kindle Edition from Arcadia Publng [6/2010] for $9.99
Arcadia Publng 9¼x6½ pb [6/2010] for $19.57

Village of Ruidoso, New Mexico
Ruidoso, New Mexico official website
Ruidoso Valley [NM] Chamber of Commerce
Ruidoso [NM] tourism website
Ruidoso [NM] Tourist & Visitor Information
Ruidoso River Assn. [est. 1997]
Ruidoso ]NM] Convention Center
Bronco Sue's Western Wear in Ruidoso & Tularosa, NM
Eastern New Mexico University - Ruidoso Branch [est. 1991]
Studio W Gallery [est. 1993] in Ruidoso, NM
Ruidoso [NM] Bowling Center
Mountain Annie's Dinner Theater [est. 1986] in Ruidoso, NM
Ruidoso Valley [NM] Noon Lions Club
The Train Store & More [est. 2003], 2500 Sudderth Drive in Ruidoso, NM
Phil Dein's Websites That Work [est. 2001]
Two Bears Trading Post in Ruidoso, NM
Two Bears Trading Post Log Homes of Ruidoso, NM
Silver Eagle Trading Post in Ruidoso, NM
Dowlin's Old Mill {historic Billy the Kid hideout} in Ruidoso, NM
Chartreuse Moose Gift Shop, 524 Sudderth Drive in Ruidoso, NM { closed }
McMillan's Fine Western Furniture [est. 1975], 1700 Mechem Road in Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso [NM] Mountain of Blues Festival [June 1998-2014] {website closed}
Ruidoso Art Festival [July 2016 = #45] in Ruidoso, NM
AspenFest Weekend [Oct = #42] in Ruidoso, NM
Annual Ruidoso Oktoberfest [Oct 2016 = #35] in Ruidoso, NM

Atticus Books and Tea House, 413 Mechem Drive in Ruidoso, NM {website closed?}
Books Etcetera [est. 2001], 2340 Sudderth Drive in Ruidoso, NM
Dog-Eared Paperbacks [], 700 Mechem Drive in Ruidoso, NM
Insight Books [], 2101 Sudderth Drive in Ruidoso, NM
The Vine Book Store [], 127 Rio Street in Ruidoso, NM
Sierra Cinema {Allen Theatres} Triplex in Ruidoso, NM

weekly Ruidoso News [est. 1946]

K.E.D.U. 102.3-FM Xian music & talk radio in Ruidoso, NM
K.I.D.X. 101.5-FM 'The Kid' classic rock radio [est. 2000] in Ruidoso, NM
K.N.M.B. 96.7-FM 'The Bear' real country music in Ruidoso & Cloudcroft, NM
K.R.U.I. 1490-AM right-wing bilge for the Ruidoso Valley, NM
K.T.U.M. 107-FM classic rock radio in Ruidoso, NM
K.W.E.S. 93.5-FM country music radio [est. 1984] in Ruidoso, NM
K.W.M.W. 105-FM Xian country music radio in Ruidoso, NM

Apache Motel in Ruidoso, NM
Canyon Creek Lodge in Ruidoso, NM
Cree Manor Inn in Ruidoso, NM
Innsbruck Lodge in Ruidoso, NM
The Lodge at Sierra Blanca in Ruidoso, NM
derelict Valley View Motel on Hwy 70 in Ruidoso, NM
Tiara del Sol luxury lodging outside Ruidoso, NM

Upper Canyon Lodgers Assn. of Ruidoso, NM
Black Bear Lodge B&B in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Cabins of Ruidoso in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Canyon Cabins in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Cozy Bear Cabins in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Dan Dee Cabins [est. 1938] in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Forest Home Cabins in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Hidden Canyon Romantic Cabins in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Mountain Air Cabins in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Noisy Water Lodge [est. 1939] in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Riverside Cottages in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Ruidoso Lodge Cabins [est. 1924] in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Ruidoso Skies cabins in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Shadow Mountain Lodge & Cabins in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Sherwood Forest Lodge & Cabins in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Story Book Cabins in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Upper Canyon Inn & Riverdeck Cabins in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM
Whispering Pine Cabins in Upper Canyon Ruidoso, NM

Bonney's Southwestern Grill & Salsaria in Ruidoso, NM
Books & Beans Deli in Ruidoso, NM
Burger Trolley in Ruidoso, NM
Cafe Rio in Midtown Ruidoso, NM
Can't Stop Smokin' Bar-B-Q To Go in Ruidoso, NM
Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant [est 1985] in Ruidoso, NM {dead site 7/2007}
Cattle Baron Steak & Seafood Restaurant in Ruidoso, NM
Circle J Bar-B-Que in Midtown Ruidoso, NM
Cornerstone Bakery Café [est. 2004] in Ruidoso, NM
El Paisano Restaurant New Mexican cuisine in Ruidoso, NM
El Paraiso Mexican Restaurant {2 locations} in Ruidoso, NM
Farley's Pub & Steakhouse in Ruidoso, NM
Grace O'Malley's Irish Pub [], 2331 Sudderth Drive in Ruidoso, NM
{K-Bob's} Western Grill & Steakhouse in Ruidoso, NM
Le Bistro French Restaurant in Ruidoso, NM
Lincoln County Grill [est. 1993] in Ruidoso, NM
Log Cabin Restaurant in Ruidoso, NM
Michael J's Italian-American Cuisine [est. 2013], 601 Mechem Drive in Ruidoso, NM
Pasta Café Italian Bistro [est. 1993] in Ruidoso, NM
The Pie Pantry in Midtown Ruidoso, NM
Ruidoso Roasting Co. / Roastery & Espresso Bar in Midtown Ruidoso, NM
Santino's Italian Restaurant in Ruidoso, New Mexico
Terraza Campanario in Ruidoso, New Mexico
Texas Club Grill & Bar {behind Innsbrook Village} in Ruidoso, New Mexico
GOLD STAR: warm green chile apple pie ala mode  Tina's Cafe [built 1949], 522 Sudderth Drive in Ruidoso, NM
Village Buttery in Ruidoso, New Mexico

City of Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico
Billy The Kid Byway Interpretive Center in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico
Lincoln County [NM] Cowboy Symposium [Oct 2006 = #17] in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico

Hubbard Museum of The American West in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico

Village of Alto, New Mexico
Spencer Theater for The Performing Arts [est. 1997] in Alto, New Mexico
Alto Café in Alto, New Mexico
Alto [NM] Artists Studio Tour [August]
Casa del Cocinero B&B Inn in Alto, New Mexico
Flying J Ranch Dinner Theater in Alto, New Mexico
High Country Lodge in Alto, New Mexico
Swiss Chalet Inn in Alto, New Mexico
Scarborough House luxury B&B in Alto, New Mexico

Bonito River Cabins, north of Alto/Ruidoso, New Mexico
Bonito Falls Café {FOR SALE since 2007}, north of Alto/Ruidoso, New Mexico
Fox Cave, east of Ruidoso, New Mexico

Villages of San Patricio & Hondo, New Mexico
San Patricio [NM] Berry Farm
Wyeth-Hurd Gallery & Guest Ranch in San Patricio, New Mexico
artist Michael Hurd at Hurd-La Rinconada Gallery in San Patricio, New Mexico
Hondo Iris Farm & Gallery in Hondo, New Mexico
artist Alice Warder Seely of Hondo, New Mexico
Silver Dollar Restaurant & Saloon [circa 1870, restored 1959] in Tinnie, New Mexico
Mystic Springs Guest Ranch in Tinnie, New Mexico

Village of Corona, New Mexico 88318
official Corona, New Mexico website
Corona [NM] Museum
El Corral Lounge & Steakhouse in Corona, New Mexico
{18,000 acre} Ranney Ranch [purch. 1968] grass-fed beef near Corona, New Mexico

Ancho, New Mexico [est. 1902]
"My House of Old Things" Museum at the Ancho Railroad Station [built 1902]

Town of Carrizozo, New Mexico [est. 1906]
Carrizozo, New Mexico official website
Carrizozo [NM] Chamber of Commerce
weekly Lincoln County News in Carrizozo, New Mexico
their Double Action Cheeseburger is the biggest hamburger I ever ate in my life, for under $8 with great fries (July 2007); breakfast served until 11 a.m.  Four Winds Restaurant [est. 1960] in Carrizozo, New Mexico
Carrizozo Joe's Coffee Shop in Carrizozo, New Mexico
coffee is Hills Brothers; meals include authentic Hatch chili (red or green)  Elsie's / Willie's Burgers in Carrizozo, New Mexico
Carrizozo [NM] Street Fair & Rodeo [Labor Day 2013 = #20]

Four Winds Motel in Carrizozo, New Mexico
Chaparral Motel in Carrizozo, New Mexico
Rainbow Inn & Cottages in Carrizozo, New Mexico
Sands Motel & R.V. Park in Carrizozo, New Mexico
Roy's Gift Gallery in Carrizozo, New Mexico
Carrizozo [NM] Heritage Museum on Twelfth Street
Studios On 12th Street gallery in Carrizozo, NM
Gallery 408 on Twelfth Street in Carrizozo, New Mexico
Lyric Theater [built 1916, sound June 1931, closed 1979] in Carrizozo, New Mexico
Stromberg Trading Post Antiques in Carrizozo, New Mexico

Bar W Ranch, west of Carrizozo, New Mexico
huge Valle del Sol developed community, east of Carrizozo, New Mexico
Vera Cruz Mountain Ranch properties near Carrizozo, New Mexico
Saddle Ridge Ranch, east of Carrizozo, New Mexico
Diamond Peak Ranch, near Nogal, New Mexico
Lazy J Ranch, near Nogal, New Mexico
Flying W Diamond Ranch, west of Capitán, New Mexico

ghost town of White Oaks, New Mexico [est. 1879]
White Oaks, New Mexico official website
The Brown Building [built in 1883]
White Oaks 'No Scum Allowed' Saloon [est. 1978]
White Oaks [NM] Schoolhouse Museum [built 1895]
Moondance Gallery in White Oaks, NM
Miner's House & Toolshed Museum in White Oaks, NM
Hoyle's Castle [Victorian mansion built in 1893] in White Oaks, NM
Artists of White Oaks [NM] Studio Tour Weekend [April 2007 = #13]
White Oaks Pottery, north of White Oaks, NM
White Oaks [NM] Miners Days [1st weekend in June]

Gold-Mining Boomtown White Oaks book by Roberta Key Haldane  "Gold-Mining Boomtown: People of White Oaks, Lincoln County,
New Mexico Territory" [5/2012] by Roberta Key Haldane

winner New Mexico-Arizona Book Award 2012; 250 photographs
Arthur H. Clark Co. 11¼x8¾ hardcover [5/2012] for $45.00

Village of Capitán, New Mexico
Capitán, New Mexico official website
Lincoln County Fair in Capitán, NM [August 2007 = #53]
Southwest Book Roundup in Capitán, New Mexico
Greenhouse Café [est. 2000] in Capitán, New Mexico
A Taste of Capitán [NM] - food & art
Horsemen's Grill in Capitán, New Mexico
Tom's BBQ Restaurant in Capitán, New Mexico
El Paisan Restaurant [est. 1947?] in Capitán, New Mexico
Calamity Jane's Coffee & Eatery in Capitán, New Mexico

Smokey Bear Historical Park [est. 1979] in Capitán, New Mexico
Smokey Bear's Hometown Assn. [est. 2005]
Smokey Bear Days [April 2007 = #4] in Capitán, New Mexico
Smokey Bear Stampede rodeo & dance [July 2013 = #48?] in Capitán, New Mexico
Smokey's Country Market in Capitán, New Mexico
Smokey Bear Restaurant & Motel in Capitán, New Mexico
Smokey Bear Stampede [July] in Capitán, New Mexico
Americana / Bear, Buffalo & Beaver Section at Spirit of America Bookstore

historic Village of Lincoln, New Mexico [est. 1849]
Partners in Preservation for the Old Lincoln [NM] Historic District
Lincoln, New Mexico State Monument
Lincoln County Historical Society, 711 Calle La Placita in Lincoln, NM
Billy The Kid Pageant [August] in Lincoln, NM
Billy the Kid [1860-81] Page at 'Readers of the Purple Sage'
Anderson-Freeman Museum & Visitors Center in Lincoln, NM
Casa de Patrón [built circa 1860] B&B in Lincoln, NM
The Curry Saloon - Food & Drink [built 1887], 537 Calle La Placita in Lincoln, NM
Dolan House [built 1883], #826 in Lincoln, NM
Dolan's Outpost (open 2007) in Lincoln, NM
Ellis Store Country Inn [built 1876], at mile marker 98 in Lincoln, NM
La Placita Fine Crafts [est. 1970] in Lincoln, NM
Lesnett House [built 1863] in Lincoln, NM
McSween House {foundation only} in Lincoln, NM
Montańo Store in Lincoln, NM
Old Lincoln County Courthouse [built 1873 as Murphy-Dolan Store] in Lincoln, NM
Penfield House in Lincoln, NM
private residence, 526 Calle La Placita in Lincoln, NM
Skipworth-Woods Mansion in Lincoln, NM
Torreon Trading Co. in Lincoln, NM
Tunstall Store [est. 1877] Museum in Lincoln, NM
Western Star Bookstore {open 12N-3pm} in Lincoln, NM
Wortley House [built 1874] B&B in Lincoln, NM
Laughing Sheep Farm grass-fed & free-range meats, near Lincoln, NM
Lincoln County Overland Stage Co. {authentic rides} based in Lincoln, NM

historic Fort Stanton [est. 1855], south of Lincoln, NM

Lincoln, New Mexico / Images of America book by Ray John de Aragon  
"Lincoln, New Mexico (Images of America)" [2013]
by New Mexico historian Ray John de Aragón

Arcadia Publng 9¼x6½ pb [10/2013] for $14.41

Cibola County in New Mexico [est. 1981]
The area became part of the United States in 1846, and part of New Mexico Territory in 1852; New Mexico
became a state in 1912. The 4,542-square mile Cibola County split off from Valencia County in June 1981.

Grants / Cibola County [NM] Chamber of Commerce
Cibola County Historical Society

Ancient Way Arts Trail in McKinley & Cibola counties in NM

Grants, New Mexico
Grants Campus [est. 1968] of New Mexico State University
Cibola County Beacon newspaper [est. 1946] in Grants, NM
New Mexico Mining Museum in Grants, NM
Rio West Twin Theater in Grants, NM
Lux Theater [closed] in Grants, NM
PAHfest Digital Media Festival [July 2006] in Grants, New Mexico
Cibola Arts Council [est. 1974] / Double Six Gallery in Grants, New Mexico
K.M.I.N. 980-AM rock radio [est. 1956] in Grants, NM
K.D.S.K. 92.7-FM oldies radio [est. 1956] in Grants, NM
K.Y.V.A. 103.7-FM oldies radio in Grants, NM
El Morro Area Arts Council / Old School Gallery in Grants, New Mexico
Cibola Outpost B&B, 1704 Enchanted Mesa Road near Grants, New Mexico {property is for sale 2012}
Grants, NM uranium plant purchase announced 10/2007 by Uranium Resources, Inc. of Texas
Casper Baca Rodeo Company of Grants, NM
Cibola Internet Services [est. 1995] wireless, 1109 Mesa Blvd. in Grants, New Mexico

winner at 2009 New Mexico State Fair for Best Green Chili Cheeseburger  Badland's Burgers, 1204 W. Santa Fe Avenue {Old Route 66} in Grants, New Mexico
Canton Cafe Chinese Restaurant, 1212 E. Santa Fe Avenue in Grants, New Mexico
Coco Bean Cafe, 333 Nimitz Drive in Grants, New Mexico
El Cafecito Restaurant [est. early 1980s], 820 E. Santa Fe Avenue {Old Route 66} in Grants, New Mexico
La Ventana Steak House, 110 1/2 Geis Street in Grants, New Mexico
The Mission coffeehouse & gallery & guest house in Grants, New Mexico
Outlaws Saloon & Dance, 1109 E. Santa Fe Avenue in Grants, New Mexico
Surf Shack Pizza & Skate Shack, 320 E. Stephens Avenue in Grants, New Mexico

Petro Truck Center & Iron Skillet Restaurant at Milan, west of Grants, New Mexico at I-40 exit 79
Chaco Canyon Trading Center at Milan, New Mexico
symbol for airport  Grants-Milan Municipal Airport

Bluewater Outpost [active in 2009], west of Grants, New Mexico at I-40 exit 72

Sky City Cultural Center & Haak'u Museum [opened 2006] in Acoma, New Mexico
sculptor Adrian Wall of Acoma, New Mexico

Guadalupe Vineyards [est. 2000] off I-40 exit 100 in San Fidel, New Mexico
Apache Canyon Ranch B&B Country Inn [est 1996] off I-40 exit 131 in Laguna, New Mexico


Guadalupe County in New Mexico

Guadalupe County Communicator [] - new website under construction 2014

Penny's Diner in Vaughn, New Mexico

City of Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435
odd thing: the Santa Rosa street address numbers seem to have been revamped
in 2005 or so: both sets come up in Google searches

Santa Rosa, New Mexico official website
Santa Rosa, NM entry at Wikipedia
Santa Rosa News weekly newspaper [est. 1930]
Santa Rosa [NM] Route 66 Auto Museum [est. 1999]
La Loma Motel on Old Route 66 in Santa Rosa, New Mexico
Pecos Theatre, 219 So. Fourth Street in Santa Rosa, New Mexico [closed 3/2010}
Santa Rosa Lake State Park
Santa Rosa [NM] Satellite Campus of Luna Community College
Guadalupe County Fair [August] in Santa Rosa, New Mexico

Comet II Cafe on Old Route 66 in Santa Rosa, New Mexico
owned by Campos family (Democrats); known for 'savory green chile breakfast'  Joseph's Bar and Grill [est. 1956], 1775 Historic Route 66 in Santa Rosa, New Mexico
serving beer, including Alien Ale from Roswell, NM & Oaked Arrogant Bastard from Stone Brewery  GOLD STAR: re-purposed bank building, circa 1880  Lake City Diner [built ??, open ??], 101 So. Fourth Street in Santa Rosa, New Mexico
Route 66 Restaurant on Historic Route 66 in Santa Rosa, New Mexico
Santa Fe Grille, 2249 Historic Route 66 in Santa Rosa, New Mexico
BLACK STAR: bad online reviews, employees don't seem to be trying at all  Silver Moon Cafe [est. 1959], 2545 E. Highway 66 in Santa Rosa, New Mexico
Stuckey’s Sandwich Shop {chain}, I-40 Exit 277 & Hwy 84 in Santa Rosa, New Mexico
Sun & Sand Restaurant, 1124 Historic Route 66 in Santa Rosa, New Mexico

color seal of Valencia County, New Mexico [est. 1852]
Valencia County in New Mexico [est. 1852]
The towns of Belén, Bosque Farms, Isleta Pueblo, Los Lunas, Peralta, Rio Communities, Tomé-Adelino, and more.
click here


seal of Torrance County, New Mexico [est. 1903]
Torrance County in New Mexico [est. 1903]
Torrance County official website

City of Moriarty, New Mexico 87035 [est. 1903; incorp. 1953]
Moriarty, New Mexico official website
Moriarty [NM] Chamber of Commerce
Mountain View Telegraph [] weekly community newspaper serving the East Mountains and Estancia Valley of East Central New Mexico, based in Moriarty
Frontier Saloon in Moriarty, NM
Moriarty [NM] Historical Society & Museum [est. 1974]
Mike's Friendly Store [est. 1949] in Moriarty, NM
Buford Steakhouse [est. 2000] in Moriarty, NM
New Mexico Propane in Moriarty, NM
El Comedor de Anayas Restaurant in Moriarty, NM
Pinto Bean Parade & Fiesta [Oct 2010 = #30] in Moriarty, NM
award-winning craft beers  Sierra Blanca Brewing Co. [est. 1996] in Moriarty, NM
symbol for airport  Moriarty [New Mexico] Municipal Airport
Google, Inc. purchased solar drone maker Titan Aerospace of Moriarty, New Mexico in April 2014.

Deadwood, New Mexico on Old Route 66
Village of Encino, New Mexico 88321
GOLD STAR: first phase (of four) will build windmills on 110,000 acres producing 300 megawatts  El Cabo wind farm project, located NW of Encino, NM [begun 2013] by Iberdrola Renewables, LLC
Estancia & Estancia Valley of New Mexico
Blue Ribbon Bar & Grill in Estancia, NM
The Old Mill in Estancia, NM
Casa Manzano B&B in Tajique, NM

Willard, New Mexico 87063
Willard [NM] Cantina & Cafe "Chile With Attitude"
Edison's High Lonesome Mesa 100 MW wind turbine farm near Willard, New Mexico

Town of Mountainair, New Mexico 87036
Mountainair [NM] Chamber of Commerce
Rosebud Saloon in Mountainair, NM
Abo Trading Company [est. 1999] in Mountainair, NM
Art Center of Mountainair, NM
El Rancho Motel in Mountainair, NM
Firehouse Restaurant in Mountainair, NM
Turner Inn & RV Park in Mountainair, NM
Cibola Arts Gallery - artists cooperative [est. 1995] in Mountainair, NM
Shaffer Hotel [built 1923, re-opened 2003] in Mountainair, NM
Ancient Cities Cafe in Mountainair, NM
The Rock Motel in Mountainair, NM
Mountanair Chuckwagon Restaurant in Mountainair, NM
Stonehouse Gallery B&B [built circa 1900] in Mountainair, NM

annual Sunflower Festival and Arts & Crafts Show [Aug 2013 = #?] in Mountainair, NM

Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument [est. 1980]
Save Abo Canyon website
Blue Springs Mountain Cafe on U.S. Hwy 60 in Abo Pass, NM {closed 2007)


Socorro County in New Mexico
Socorro County official website
Socorro County [NM] Chamber of Commerce
weekly Mountain Mail newspaper for Socorro & Catron County in New Mexico
Socorro County [NM] Fair & Rodeo [Labor Day Weekend]

crossroads C-store [est. 1915] at Bernardo, NM {US 60 at I-25}
Morning Woodcutters & Recycling, based in Polvadera, NM
Lemitar, New Mexico
Escondida Grill in Escondida, NM

official logo of the City of Socorro, New Mexico
City of Socorro, New Mexico
[founded circa 1620, incorp. 1884]

Socorro, New Mexico official website
Socorro Consolidated School District in Socorro, New Mexico
Friends of Socorro Public Library, 401 Park Street in Socorro, New Mexico
First State Bank [est. 1947] - branches in Socorro, NM & Reserve, NM
SocorroFest [Oct 2013 = #11] in Socorro, New Mexico
Elfego Baca Golf Shoot [est. 1960] in Socorro, New Mexico
RioFest Intl. Environmental Film Festival [Jan 2007 = #1] in Socorro, New Mexico
Socorro County [NM] Historical Society
Socorro County Historical Society's Hammel Museum in Socorro, New Mexico
Garcia Opera House [est. 1887] in Socorro, New Mexico
Socorro [NM] Community Theater [est. 1994] at Garcia Opera House
New Loma Stadium Cinema [re-opened 1/2009] in Socorro, New Mexico
Socorro [NM] Web
Camille Scielzi's 'Tame Your Life' coaching services in Socorro, New Mexico
Socorro County [NM] Arts
Vertu Arts, Ltd. / artist G.E. Grey in Soccorro, New Mexico
Pollo Real Organic Chicken Ranch in Socorro, New Mexico
Fullingim-Isenhour & Leard Galleries, 113 W. Abeyta Avenue in Socorro, New Mexico
Cinco de Mayo Celebration [Saturday before May 5th] 1pm-9pm at Socorro Plaza
national chain with 1,600 stores in 44 states, including a dozen in New Mexico  T.S.C. / Tractor Supply Company [opened 9/2017], 1100 State Road 1 in Socorro, New Mexico

RAKS Building Supply [est. 4/1986] in Los Lunas & Socorro {501 Otero Avenue} & Albuquerque in New Mexico

El Defensor Chieftain twice-weekly newspaper of Socorro County, NM
blog of the Mountain Mail weekly newspaper of Socorro County, New Mexico
Socorro [NM] News Online
Steppin' Out New Mexico: bi-monthly art news for Socorro, NM area {last update 2009}
K.X.F.R. 91.9 FM wacko Xian radio {from Salt Lake City} in Socorro, New Mexico

historic Val Verde Hotel [built 1915], 203 Manzanares Street in Socorro, New Mexico
Socorro Old Town Bed & Breakfast [restored 2004], 114 W. Baca Street in Socorro, New Mexico
Prickly Pear Inn Bed & Breakfast, 217 Mt. Carmel Avenue in Socorro, New Mexico

Armijo's Mexican Restaurant, 602 Highway 85 in Socorro, New Mexico
Asian Garden Restaurant, 400 No. California Street in Socorro, New Mexico
Barbara's Dream Kitchen, 102 College Avenue in Socorro, New Mexico
The Capitol Bar [est. 1896], 110 Plaza Street in Socorro, New Mexico
Don Juan’s Cocina, 118 Manzanares Street in East Socorro, New Mexico
El Camino Family Restaurant & Lounge, 707 California Street NW in Socorro, New Mexico
El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant in NE Socorro, New Mexico
Frank & Lupe's El Sombrero Restaurant, 210 Mesquite Street in East Socorro, New Mexico
Manzanares Street Coffeehouse, 110 Manzanares Street in East Socorro, New Mexico
Martha's Black Dog coffeehouse [1996-2005] on Socorro Plaza
The Plaza Café, on Socorro Plaza in Socorro, New Mexico
Ranchers Steakhouse & Roadrunner Lounge, 606 California Street in Socorro, New Mexico
Rio Grande 24-hour Coffee Shop & Lounge in Socorro, New Mexico
full food menu, craft beers produced by 'sister' company Eddyline Brewing in Colorado  Socorro Springs Restaurant & Brewery [est. 1999], 1012 California Street
Sofia's Kitchen New Mexico & American cuisine, 105 Bullock Street in Socorro, New Mexico
Stage Door Grill, on the Plaza in Socorro, New Mexico
Tina's Hide-A-Way Cafe, 1006 No. California Street in Socorro, New Mexico
Val Verde Steakhouse & Cafe in the historic hotel, 203 Manzanares Street in Socorro, New Mexico

New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology [est. 1889]
Chartwell Food Services at New Mexico Tech
New Mexico Tech Performing Arts Series of Socorro, New Mexico

Village of San Antonio, New Mexico
Casa Blanca B&B [built 1880; restored 1989] in San Antonio, NM
listed in Sunset Magazine July 2011 for Best Burgers  The Famous Owl Bar Cafe & Steakhouse in San Antonio, NM
listed in Sunset Magazine July 2011 for Best Burgers  award-winning green chili cheeseburger, closed on Sunday  Buckhorn Tavern & Cafe in San Antonio, NM
Galeria del Bosque in San Antonio, NM
Acosta's Mexican Restaurant and B&B in San Antonio, NM
San Antonio [NM] General Store
MsWisWorks computer & internet services by Susan Wisdom
San Antonio Harvest Festival [late September 2013]
Fite Ranch B&B, east of San Antonio, NM

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
Friends of the Bosque del Apache [NM] National Wildlife Refuge

Highland Springs Ranch, west from I-25 Exit 124 near San Marcial, NM

Village of Magdalena, New Mexico 87825
Magdalena [NM] Chamber of Commerce
London Frontier Theatre Company [est. 1996] of Magdalena, NM
Trails End Market in Magdalena, NM
Magdalena Hall Hotel {now apartments} in Magdalena, NM
The Waldo Mine [1870-1972; leased by NMIM&T], near Magdalena, NM
Box Car Museum in Magdalena, NM
The Bunkhouse furniture in Magdalena, NM
Magdalena [NM] Old Timers' Reunion [July 2014 = #44]
Salome Store [est. 1910] in Magdalena, NM
Yellow Horse Corp. construction in Magdalena, NM

Blue Canyon Gallery, east of Magdalena, NM
Magdalena Arts Gallery [est. 5/2006] in Magdalena, NM
Pepper's Gallery in Magdalena, NM
Wild Horse Gallery in Magdalena, NM
Casa Blanca B&B [built 1880] in Magdalena, NM
High Country Lodge in Magdalena, NM
Rancho Magdalena B&B near Magdalena, NM
The Western B&B Motel & RV Park in Magdalena, NM
Evett's Cafe & Fountain in Magdalena, NM
Magdalena [NM] Cafe Steakhouse [est. 1986]
Bear Mountain Coffeehouse & Gallery in Magdalena, NM

Alamo [NM] Navajo Indian Reservation 87825
Alamo Navajo School Board [est. 1979]
KABR 1500-AM of the Alamo Navajo School Board

Natl. Radio Astronomy Observatory - Very Large Array Radio Telescope   click here for photograph (in a new window)   click here for photograph (in a new window)
on New Mexico Highway 60, 50 miles east of Socorro, NM

Trinity Test Site official website
The first atomic explosion in history occurred 16 July 1945;
the location is now within White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.

Trinity 50th Anniversary pages at Albuquerque Journal

Atomic U.S.A. Page at Spirit of America Bookstore
Books, movies & links about the atomic weapons programs of America,
including Los Alamos NM, the Manhattan Project, Bikini Atoll, Enewitok Island,
Hiroshima & Nagasaki Japan, the Nevada Test Site, White Sands/Trinity Test Site, and Civil Defense.

Los Alamos, NM & The Manhattan Project Page at Spirit of America Bookstore

Quay County in New Mexico [est. 1903]
Quay County [NM] official website
Tucumcari - Quay County [NM] Chamber of Commerce
Quay County [NM] Sun newspaper

Tucumcari, New Mexico [est. 1903]
Founded as Six Shooter City in 1901, renamed 1908.
official City of Tucumcari, New Mexico website
Tucumcari [NM] Convention Center [opened 1994]
Tucumcari [NM] Historical Museum [built 1903], 416 So. Adams Street
historic Rock Island - Southern Pacific Train Depot [open 1927, restored 2011] opened as museum 11/2011
actor Paul Brinegar
  [1917-95] was born in Tucumcari, NM /nm0109495/
Tucumcari [NM] Rawhide Days [April 2016 = #1]
Tucumcari [NM] Main Street Assn. [est. 2009], 207 So. Second Street
historic Blue Swallow Motel on Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico
historic Odeon Theatre [built 1937, renovated 2014], 123 So. Second Street in Tucumcari, New Mexico
Del's Family Restaurant in Tucumcari, New Mexico
Mother Road Rally [June 2005] in Tucumcari, New Mexico
Bishop's Handmade Boots [est. 1994] in Tucumcari, New Mexico
Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari, New Mexico
Dinosaur Museum [est. 2000] at Mesalands Community College

Logan, New Mexico [est. 1901] ZIP 88426
Logan-Ute Lake [NM] Chamber of Commerce {under construction?}
Air-Lock Log Homes [est. 1955] of Logan, New Mexico
Nara Visa [NM] Cowboy Gathering [est. 1993]

Curry County in New Mexico
Clovis - Curry County [NM] Chamber of Commerce

City of Clovis, New Mexico [est. 1907] ZIP 88101
Clovis, New Mexico official website
Clovis-Carver Public Library [est. 1949]
Clovis [NM] Main Street - economic development, promotion & historic preservation
Clovis [NM] News-Journal newspaper
Old Lyceum Theatre [built 1920], 411 No. Main Street in Clovis, New Mexico
Clovis [NM] Music Festival [est. 1987 - Sept 2016 = #30]
Roller World skating rink [est. 1981] in Clovis, New Mexico
Hotel Clovis [est. 1931]
Fiery Film Fest [2001-2007] in Clovis, New Mexico {defunct}
The Soda Fountain on First Street in Clovis, New Mexico
Clovis [NM] Community College [est. 1961]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway 0-6-0 steam locomotive #9005 in Clovis, New Mexico
Clovis [NM] Depot Model Train Museum
Hilltop Twin Theatre in Clovis, New Mexico
North Plains Cinema 4 in Clovis, New Mexico
Fantasy Park 9 Theater in Clovis, New Mexico
supporters of Democratic Party politics  Sandra's Home Cooking, 1620 Mabry Drive in Clovis, New Mexico
Sutton's Bakery in Clovis, New Mexico
Joe's Boot Shop in Clovis, New Mexico
historic Norman Petty Studio Museum {visits by appointment only} in Clovis, New Mexico
Clovis [NM] Community College

Operation Keep Cannon A.F.B.
Cannon Air Force Base [est. 1943] in New Mexico

DeBaca County in New Mexico

Village of Fort Sumner, New Mexico
Ft. Sumner [NM] Chamber of Commerce
Billy the Kid Museum in Ft. Sumner, New Mexico
Zia Theater in Ft. Sumner, New Mexico
DeBaca County News in Ft. Sumner, New Mexico

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