Sawtooth Mountains

(nr Pie Town NM) Camped with a view of the Sawtooth Mountains with plans to get a closer look in order to take some photos. (No, not the ones in Idaho) I had heard they were pretty impressive. And, I wasn’t disappointed. From a distance, they looked unremarkable. However, as I got closer the variety […]

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Windmills Yard

(Pie Town NM) Along the main highway and on the east side of town, you will see a yard full of old windmills. Some folks collect dolls or old cars; this guy amasses decommissioned wind mills. And, a fine collection it is. I can’t tell the models or the uses for certain ones. Generally, they […]

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Cleveland Roller Mill

(Cleveland NM) The Cleveland Roller Mill was built in the late 1800s, and operated until the early 1940s. In a three story, adobe building, with waterwheel power from the nearby Mora River, it served the Mora Valley wheat farmers for almost a century. It is open for visitors to see on weekends. This mill used […]

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