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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the Great Depression to provide jobs for people in need. Architects…

Negra was a settlement on NM-60 that hoped to be a town, once the AT&SF railroad completed the Belen Cut-off. The cut-off enabled trains to pass through the…

San Ignacio is a ranching community and technically a ghost town, 18 miles west of Santa Rosa. Perhaps 50 people live here today. The town name commemorates St.…

This is what is left of San Pedro. About 180 people live in the area, but San Pedro, which is off NM-344 and about 30 miles out of Albuquerque, is considered a…

Holman is a ranching and farming community five miles northwest of Mora. The area where the settlement was founded was originally called San Antonio lo de Mora…

Tres Ritos, located in the heart of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains through NM-518, is THE place to fish and camp. Fishing (mostly trout) is good in several…

Located in the northwest corner of New Mexico near Farmington, the San Juan River is world renowned for providing some of the most rewarding trout fishing you…

Milnesand is located about 35 miles south of Portales on NM-206. Present population is 63. Milnesand may be a small dot on the map, but it is big in the heart…

Old NM-160, over the Rio Puerco river, serves as a primary link to Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge and Bureau of Land Management lands, and a secondary…

Petaca (Spanish for "hip flask") is a small community - just 25 people as of the last census - about 15 miles northeast of El Rito. On January 29, 1836, Jose…

The village of Cañon Plaza, 5 miles NW of Vallecitos in NM-111, is within the boundaries of the pine-filled Carson National Forest. On the day we visited, the…
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