Ghost Towns of New Mexico


New Mexico has it's share of old mining towns which sprouted overnight when someone discovered gold or silver and then virtually disappeared as the mines either played out or became uneconomical.  Today, these "ghost towns" have anywhere from just one family to a score or two living in them.  Most still have at least a few original buildings in various states of decay or rejuvenation.

Shakespeare, NM Mogollón, NM Pinos Altos, NM
Hillsboro, NM Lake Valley, NM Chloride, NM










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