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A busy Bee maintaining the natural plant communities
Where Water Once Flowed
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Abandoned General Store, Duran, NM
Prairie Song
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All American Boy
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 Woodrow Wilson Bridge early morning
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Abandoned General Store, Duran, NM

New Mexico is home to an estimated 400 ghost towns and abandoned settlements. Most were abandoned due to a lack of water or because they didn't have the ability to sustain themselves after the railroads moved away. The ghost towns of New Mexico represent both the folly and high water mark of Manifest Destiny.

TAGS: Abandoned, Ghost Town, New Mexico, United States

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America
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© Taylor Osborn.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
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Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: June 22, 2016, 4:38 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f2.8
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PHOTO LOCATION Duran, New Mexico, United States of America