American Auto Trails
Posts and links to the You Tube Auto Trails Channel
This was once the crossing of the Rio Puerco southwest of Bernardo, New Mexico, by U.S. Highway 60. The USGS 1954 Socorro Map shows the crossing west of the newer Interstate 25. The truss bridge was constructed in 1930.(https://bridgehunter.com/nm/socorro/531/) Continue reading Forgotten Landmark-Old U.S. Highway 60 Bridge (Bernardo NM)
This travel route follows New Mexico Highway 9 from its western terminus to the town of Animas. Highway 9 follows the previous track bed of the El Paso & Southwestern Railroad across southern New Mexico, just north of the Mexican border. For more of our American Auto Trails and Slow Travels guides, available in print … Continue reading American Auto Trail-El Paso & Southwestern Railroad (NM 80 to Animas NM)
El Paso & Southwestern Railroad The El Paso & Southwestern Railroad was incorporated in July of 1901 to take over the Arizona & Southeastern, the Southwestern of Arizona, the Southwestern of New Mexico, and the El Paso Terminal Railroads. All of those railroads were owned or controlled by Phelps, Dodge & Company of New York.(1) … Continue reading Forgotten Landmarks-El Paso & Southwestern Railroad Water Tower (Hachita NM)
This video, part 2 of the Road to the Salt River Canyon, follows U.S. Highway 60 south from the canyon to Globe. For more of our American Auto Trails and Slow Travels guides, available in print or eBook format, use one of the links below: Camera: Sony Active Camera FDR-X3000 Vehicle: “Sage” 2018 Nissan Rogue Continue reading American Auto Trail-Road to Salt River Canyon Part 2 (Show Low to Globe AZ)
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