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Vallecito Carved Trees

Tree Carvings

(Vallecito CO) The Carved Trees of Vallecito Lake are a memorial to firefighters who died trying to protect the valley from the tremendously destructive Missionary Ridge fire in 2002. They were sculpted from some of the burnt trees using photos taken during the blaze. Images of firefighters, equipment, animals, and actual events were depicted. A […]

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We the People Park-Gallup NM

We the People Park

(Gallup NM) We the People was a city park with several different sculptures. The main feature was a semi-circle wall made of steel, in which was cut the silhouettes of various people. Those from all walks were depicted; like miners, cowboys, children, hunters, natives, etc. Within the circle were other pieces, and places to rest. […]

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Pecos River Flume, Carlsbad NM

Pecos River Flume

(Carlsbad NM) The Pecos River Flume was originally built of wood in 1890. However, it was eventually washed away in a flood, and replaced with the current concrete structure in 1903. It is still in use today (although not in the best of condition) providing water that irrigates area farms. The flow comes from the […]

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