11 Abandoned Places That Hold Historic Keys To New Mexico’s Mining Past
New Mexico’s mining background was responsible for the boom – and often bust – of many towns in our state. Some of these places became total ghost towns. Today, abandoned mines and mining equipment tell the story of success and decline associated with this industry.
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If you’re interested in knowing which New Mexico towns started out as mining camps, check out these 14 mining towns.
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