Oldest Ghost Town posts on PhotoBlog.com

The snow started last night. A little late for the season, but welcome all the same. Staying inside on this drippy cold day I decided to do a little editing.…

The Grove, a little Texas ghost town located between Temple and Gatesville.  First visited 30 plus years ago.  Recent shots.

I took a quick end-of-the-year trip to Las Vegas, NV. I don't gamble and I've been on the strip a few times so I had plans to do other things. Besides the…

Located on the former U.S. Route 66, the ghost town of Glenrio sits on the Texas–New Mexico state line. At the midpoint between Amarillo, TX and Tucumcari, NM,…

This is what's left of Hagen, NM. It's off NM-14, between Albuquerque and Santa Fe. In 1902, The New Mexico Fuel and Iron Company was established to develop…

Dawson, NM is about 17 miles northeast of Cimmaron, NM. The road leading to it is a harsh drive up unpaved dirt, gravel and in terrain that the environment is…

Lingo, NM is seven miles south of Causey and five miles from the Texas border, on NM-114. The original name given the settlement in 1916 was “Need,” but U.S.…

Home to the No Scum Allowed Saloon, White Oaks in its day was the second largest town in NM, second to Santa Fe. Billy the Kid referred to White Oaks as a…

Ancho is a ghost town about 23 miles north of Carrizozo. The name is Spanish for wide or broad and refers to the valley in which the town sits. Most towns in…

Newkirk is a mostly deserted town (present population is 7) along the original Route 66, between Santa Rosa and Tucumcari. Growing slowly, the town sprouted…

This is what's left of Agua Negra. Agua Negra, meaning "black water", is seven miles north and a little west of Mora on the Maxwell Land Grant and on the Mora…

Datil is located at the intersection of NM-60 and State Road 12 and is on the edge of the Cibola National Forest. Datil is named after the nearby Datil…

Taiban is located on NM-252 at Routes 60 and 84. Founded in 1906 as a ranching community, it was named for nearby Taiban Creek. The meaning of the word “Taiban”…

San Fidel, a small Hispanic community today, was established in 1868 when Baltazar Jaramillo and his family settled here. In its early years, it had no…

Samuel B. Watrous was born in Connecticut, orphaned while still young and was sent to live with an uncle on a farm. Not happy with having to rise early, do…

Colmor is an abandoned railroad town between Colfax and Mora counties, on NM-569. One road leads to the former community from the highway, and on that road is a…
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