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People

Blossburg

1. John Henry Towndrow

2. School children and teachers in front of the General Store.

Brilliant

1. Railroad motor and 2 miners, c. 1916. Sherman, page 22-23.

2. George A Honeyfield and "Hack", mail and passenger service, c. 1910. Sherman, page 22-23.

Catskill

1. Catskill Ladies Band, c. 1900. Sherman, page 36-37.

Dawson

1. Boy Scout first aid class, 1922. Sherman, page 66-67.

2. Employee photograph, closing of the mine, 1950. Sherman, page 68-69.

Elizabethtown

1. New year's Eve Celebration at Pritchard's Store and Mutz Hotel, 1896. Sherman, page 76-77.

2. People in front of Drugstore and Post Office, c. 1899. Sherman, page 76-77.

Gardiner

1. Miners outside the engine room, c. 1915. Sherman, page 88-89.

2. Miners at the engine house, c. 1915. Sherman, page 88-89.

3. Mine haulage motor and miners, c. 1915. Sherman, page 88-89.

Johnson Mesa

1. Summer social at the Episcopal Church, c. 1905. Sherman, page 118-119.

2. John Henry Towndrow , Anderson, V.2 page 697

Otero

1. Miguel A. Otero, New Mexico territorial Governor, 1897-1906. Sherman, page 167.

Raton

1. George James Pace, Anderson V. 2 page 704.

1. Dr. James Jackson Schuler (1858-1919). Sherman, page 16.

2. The Raton Band, c.1900. Sherman, page 17.

Sugarite

1. Sugarite school, men on roof, c. 1912. Sherman, p.200-201.

Twining

1. Tom McBride and family passing a cabin in twining, c. 1910. Sherman, p.210-211.

2. Gerson Gusdorf, prominent merchant. Sherman, p.8.

Yankee

1. Yankee Baseball Team, c. 1907. Sherman, p.235.

Places 

Anchor

1. Log cabin ruins, c. 1974. Sherman, page 153.

2. Deserted cabins of the Edison Mill near Anchor. Sherman, page 153.

 Baldy

1. Ruins of rock building, c. 1974. Sherman, page 11.

2. Foundations of gravity fed mill, c. 1974. Sherman,page 11.

3. Persons and Telegraph come to Baldy, c.1891. Sherman, page 11.

4. Miners, Struck it rich. Sherman, p.18.

5. Prospectors on the way to the mines. Sherman p.26.

 Blossburg

1. Blossburg from the northeast, c.1900. Sherman, page 17.

2. The Raton Band, which played in Blossburg, c.1900. Sherman, page 17.

 Brilliant

1. Railroad motor and 2 miners, c. 1916. Sherman, page 22-23.

2. Clubhouse and soft drink parlor. c. 1925. Sherman, page 22-23.

3. Brilliant looking northeast, c.1916. Sherman, page 22-23.

4. Ruins, c.1974. Sherman, page 22-23


 Catskill

1. Red brick ovens one mile east of Catskill. Sherman, page 35.

2. Grocery List, August 10, 1893. Sherman, page 36-37.

3. Maxwell Timber Company asvertisement. Sherman, page 36-37.

4. Catskill ruins looking northwest, c.1974. Sherman, page 36-37.

5. Headstone Catskill Cemetery, Herman Johnson, 1897. Sherman, page 36-37.

6. Grave fence, Catskill Cemetery. Sherman, page 36-37.

 Colfax

 Dawson

1. Dawson News cover page, view of city, 1922. Sherman, page 62

2. Dawson coal tipple and homes, c. 1945. Sherman, page 63.

3. Residential street, c. 1945. Sherman, page 64.

4. Coal washer, c.1925. Sherman, page 65.

5. Catholic Church, c. 1945. Sherman, page 66-67.

6. Advertisements for: bank of Dawson, The Dawson Bakery, Barber Shop, Dentists Hoover and Poliak, Sweet Shop, Lash's Hall, and Theatre Program. Sherman, page 66-67.

7. Phelps Dodge Company Store, c.1945. Sherman, page 66-67.

8. Coal mine and coke ovens. Sherman, page 66-67.

9. Notice of Eviction, from Phelps Dodge to dawson residents, 1950. Sherman, page 68-69.

10. Coke ovens and smoke stack, c. 1974. Sherman, page 68-69.

11. Dawson Cemetery. Sherman, page 68-69.

 Elizabethtown

1. Elizabethtown, looking south, c. 1901. Sherman, page 72.

2. Elizabethtown, looking south, c. 1974. Sherman, page 72.

3. Ruins of Remsberg's Store, c. 1974. Sherman, page 74.

4. Hydraulic mining along the Moreno Valley, c. 1900. Sherman, page 75.

5. Advertisements for The Maxwell House, Enterprise Laundry and Mining Exchange Club. Sherman,p.75

6. Remsberg's Store, John Pierson Store, and Froelick Store, c. 1890. Sherman page 75.

7. Elizabethtown 4th of July Program, 1900. Sherman, page 76-77.

8. Program for School Closing Exercises, 1900. Sherman, page 76-77.

9. Advertisements for Remsberg's Store and Uncle John's Saloon, 1900. Sherman, page 76-77.

10. New year's Eve Celebration at Pritchard's Store and Mutz Hotel, 1896. Sherman, page 76-77.

11. Drugstore and Post Office, c. 1899. Sherman, page 76-77.

12. Elizabethtown church, c. 1943. Sherman, page 76-77.

13. Advertisement for Henry Pritchard's Store List of Prices, 1898. Sherman, page 76-77.

14. Advertisement for First and Last Chance Saloon, 1900. Sherman, page 76-77.

 Gardiner

1. Gardiner looking northwest, c. 1902. Sherman, page 87.

2. Gardiner Store, c. 1915. Sherman, page 88-89.

3. Coal washing bin and storage bins, c. 1925. Sherman, page 88-89.

4. Gardiner, looking northeast, 1939. Sherman, page 88-89.

5. Engine house, c. 1974. Sherman, page 88-89.

6. Coke ovens, c. 1915. Sherman, page 90.

7. Coke oven ruins, c. 1974. Sherman, page 90.

8. Coal washing plant and storage bins, c. 1974. Sherman, page 90.

 Hematite

 Johnson Mesa

1. Marion Bell homestead in McBride Canyon on Johnson Mesa, c. 1928. Sherman, page 118-119.

2. Johnson Mesa, c. 1974. Sherman, page 118-119.

3. Episcopal Church and cemetery, c. 1974. Sherman, page 118-119.

 Koehler

1. Koehler mine employees' homes, c. 1915. Sherman, page 129.

2. Miners' clubhouse, c. 1915. Sherman, page 129.

 Midnight

1. Log cabin ruins, c. 1974. Sherman, page 153.

2. Deserted cabins of the Edison Mill near Anchor. Sherman, page 153.

 Otero

1. Miguel A. Otero, New Mexico territorial Governor, 1897-1906. Sherman, page 167.

 Perryville

 Raton

 Sugarite

1. Building foundations of the east side of Sugarite Canyon looking south, c. 1974. Sherman, p.200-201.

2. Ruins of powerhouse, c. 1974. Sherman, p.200-201.

3. Powerhouse, looking east, c. 1915. Sherman, p.200-201.

4. Sugarite School, men on roof, c. 1912. Sherman, p.200-201.

5. Sugarite looking east, c. 1915. Sherman, p.200-201

 Swastika

1. Swastika Fuel Company building with salesmen in Raton, c. 1923.  Sherman, p.202-203.

2. Dry cleaning plant, c. 1925. Sherman, p.202-203.

3. Foundation ruins, looking south, c. 1974. Sherman, p.202-203.

4. Company homes, c. 1925. Sherman, p.202-203

 Twining

1. Mill and smelter, c. 1910. Sherman, p.210-211.

2. Log cabins, c. 1910. Sherman, p.210-211.

3. Tom McBride and family passing a cabin in twining, c. 1910. Sherman, p.210-211.

 Van Houten

1. Number 5 mine tipple, c. 1915. Sherman, p.221.

2. Upper Tipple and view of Van Houten, c. 1910. Sherman, p.221.

 Virginia City

 Yankee

1. Ruins of the Ensign House, c. 1974. Sherman, p.235.

2. Snowbound at the Yankee Station, 1912. Sherman, p.235.

Sources

1. Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of New Mexico, James E. and Barbara Sherman, University of Oklahoma Press Norman, 1974.

2. History of New Mexico: Its resources and people. Volume 2 by George B. Anderson. Pacific States Publishing. Google Books 


 

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