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Albuquerque After You Get Off The Train

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It’s not Santa Fe but this photo I found is incredible. Here is an image of Albuquerque after you get off the train taken back in 1880 – 1881. I’m guessing these gentlemen in the photo are sitting on Central Ave.? Route 66 before Route 66? Look how simple Albuquerque was. Also, I’m going out on a limb here and say they guys are looking west? Anyhow, I love this image titled “Albuquerque after you get off the train”. The image makes me feel the excitement. Excitement for the future.

 

Negative Number 014568
Title AlbuquerqueNew Mexico after coming of railroad
Creator BennettGeorge C. ?
Date Original 1880  81
Type Still Image
Subject Cityscapes
Physical Format photograph; image/jpg
Source/Subject File Towns-Albuquerque-2
Date Digital 2006-06
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Publisher Palace of the Governors Photo Archives, New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe