New Mexico Historic photos, documents, and people

May, 1935

Ideal grazing conditions are afforded by this area if it is properly utilized. Overgrazing has depleted natural forage until feeding scenes like this are common. Mew Mexico

March, 1943

Santa Fe R.R. streamliner, the "super Chief," being serviced at the depot, Albuquerque, N.M. Servicing of these diesel streamliners takes five minutes. Santa Fe R.R. trip

March, 1943

Santa Fe R.R. streamliner, the "Super Chief," being serviced at the depot, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Servicing these diesel streamliners takes five minutes

December, 1935

Leveling the land for irrigation on the Bosque Farms project. The tract of two thousand four hundred acres to be cultivated under irrigation. New Mexico

October, 1940

Fruit wagon at the Pie Town, New Mexico Fair. There is no fruit grown in this section and the people depend on outside truckers to bring it in

1935

Discouraged farmers have been leaving this area over a period of years, leaving their heavy equipment in the fields. Mills, New Mexico

May, 1935

A corral practically buried by drifted dust. Mills, New Mexico. Therefore, the fertile top soil of a grazing area cannot be utilized

1943

Vista westward over the Rio Grande valley from the foothills of the Sangre de Cristos Mountains near Questa, Taos County, New Mexico

October, 1940

Mrs. Jim Norris with homegrown cabbage, one of the many vegetables which the homesteaders grow in abundance, Pie Town, New Mexico