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Toy Train Depot, Alamogordo NM

Toy Train Depot

(Alamogordo NM) The Toy Train Depot was filled with model trains of all types and sizes. Lots of displays showed different makers, scales, and eras. A guide enthusiast took me around and explained everything; very knowledgeable. Walls and cases of model trains everywhere; big, small, tiny, below, behind, and above. There were several set-ups representing […]

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Organ Mtns, Aguirre Springs

Organ Mountains

(nr Organ NM) One of the most scenic camps is found on the eastern slope of the Organ Mountains. It sets at the base of towering pinnacles, and has expansive views of the valley below. There are two trails; one a 4 1/2 mile loop up to the base of the spires, and the other […]

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NM Farm & Ranch Museum

Farm & Ranch Museum

(Las Cruces NM) The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum tells the story of agriculture in the area from native times to the present. There were impressive exhibits featuring different eras covering methods, equipment, marketing, and lifestyle. An exhibit about developments in weaving was interesting. Period styles changed with migration, new dyes, market expansion, […]

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