Monday, June 5, 2017

Docents bring Belen’s Harvey House to life

Belen Harvey House Museum
(Albuquerque Journal) If you enjoy local history and you’re looking for something worthwhile to do in your spare time, the Belen Harvey House Museum might just be the place for you.
The local museum is in need of volunteers, especially docents – people to share the story and history of the Hub City, the Harvey House and the railroad.
Frances Zeller, the museum coordinator, and Julie Sanchez, the city’s library and museum director, said because so many more people are visiting the museum, the need for docents is increasing. Continued

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Committee approves movement on railroad park

Old Clovis ATSF station
(Eastern New Mexico News)  Efforts to beautify and promote education of the historic downtown railroad district are making progress.
The city of Clovis Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee approved moving forward in finalizing designs for the Historic Railroad Park on Monday.
The park will be located by the former Clovis Depot Model Train Museum, which was sold to new owners Jordan and Tate Nichols from Farwell in August. Continued

Monday, September 12, 2016

BNSF, Southwestern Railroad help Iron Horse set frac sand unit-train record

(Progressive Railroading) Iron Horse Permian Basin LLC recently took delivery of the largest frac sand unit train in North American history by length and weight at 151 rail cars and 17,469 tons. The train arrived June 2 at the company's Delaware Basin rail terminal in Artesia, N.M. Continued

BNSF Vaughn, NM

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The View from the Car

Sometimes that train just sneaks up on you and there's not much you can do to position yourself, so you just shoot and hope for the best. This time, it was just south of Duran, NM, along U.S. 54.