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Orogrande School – Orogrande NM

Date added: February 20, 2021

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Orogrande School in Orogrande NM. The structure served as a grade school from 1935-1958, a polling location from 1935 to 1985, and a community center from 1971 to present.

New Mexico School of Mines: Brown Hall – Socorro NM

Date added: August 16, 2019

The Public Works Administration (PWA) funded the remodeling of Brown Hall at the New Mexico School of Mines in Socorro NM. “Like many institutions of higher learning in New Mexico, the New Mexico School of Mines, as NMIMT was known… read more

New Mexico School of Mines: Assay Laboratory – Socorro NM

Date added: June 6, 2019

The Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works funded the construction of the Assay Laboratory in Socorro NM in 1939. New Mexico School of Mines is now known as New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

Bluewater Lookout – Lincoln National Forest NM

Date added: March 1, 2018

The historic Bluewater fire lookout tower in Lincoln National Forest was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1933. NRHP Nomination Form: “Located on the Mayhill Ranger District, this 45 ft high steel tower with a 7 ft by 7… read more

Ruidoso Lookout – Lincoln National Forest NM

Date added: March 1, 2018

The historic Ruidoso fire lookout tower in Lincoln National Forest was [most likely] built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1933. NRHP Nomination Form: “This lookout, a 30 ft high steel tower’ with a 14 ft by 14 ft wood… read more

Mangas Lookout – Gila National Forest NM

Date added: March 1, 2018

The historic Mangas fire lookout tower was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1934. NRHP nomination form: “Located on the Quemado Ranger District, this lookout tower was erected in 1934. It is an Aermotor MC-E4, 30 ft high… read more

Miners’ Hospital Improvements – Raton NM

Date added: February 19, 2018

Regarding New Deal work at this site, Flynn writes: “Structures at this facility include a greenhouse, annex, and landscaping. The landscaping includes a rock wall and long trench on a hill side behind the building.”

Miners’ Hospital: Schleeter Painting – Raton NM

Date added: February 19, 2018

“Howard Schleeter’s oil and tempera of “Red Foothills,” 3’1/2″ x 4’1/2″, is in the same building which is now a long term care facility. The date, March 1940, is written on the back as the date it was created.”

El Caso Lookout – Gila National Forest NM

Date added: February 19, 2018

“Early in the 1930s there was a CCC camp in [the] area and they built the El Caso firetower …” NRHP nomination form: “This Aermotor MC-24 lookout tower is located on the Quemado Ranger District and was built in 1934. The… read more

Jail (former) – Quemado NM

Date added: February 19, 2018

“When passing through the Village of Quemado in southwestern New Mexico, don’t miss the New Deal rock jail built in 1934 by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA). These letters are chiseled over the entry area and the building is… read more