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Rodeo in Hidalgo County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Rodeo Station

 
 
Rodeo Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan R. Bauer, September 28, 2004
1. Rodeo Station Marker
Inscription. The El Paso and Southwestern railroad was constructed in 1902 by Phelps, Dodge and Company, to link El Paso, Texas with the copper mines of Bisbee, Arizona. New Mexico Highway 9, the "Border Route", between Columbus and Rodeo, parallels the rail line, and actually utilizes a portion of the abandoned railroad bed. The Southern Pacific's "Golden State Limited" and "Californian" passenger trains passed through Rodeo until 1952.
 
Location. 31° 50.172′ N, 109° 1.888′ W. Marker is in Rodeo, New Mexico, in Hidalgo County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street (State Highway 80) and Hickory Street, on the right when traveling south on 1st Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rodeo NM 88056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rodeo Intermediate Field Civil Aeronautics Authority # 57A (approx. 5.9 miles away); Geronimo Surrender Monument (approx. 11.3 miles away in Arizona).
 
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Rodeo Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 3, 2010
2. Rodeo Station Marker
Rear of Rodeo Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 3, 2010
3. Rear of Rodeo Station Marker
Rodeo Station is in the lower left corner.
Rodeo Station image. Click for full size.
By BAlvarius, October 9, 2006
4. Rodeo Station
A low level aerial view of Rodeo, New Mexico the location of the Rodeo Station on the El Paso and Southwestern rail line.
Abandoned Railroad Bed image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 3, 2010
5. Abandoned Railroad Bed
Hwy 9 is just to the right. About 6 miles east of I-80.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118. This page has been viewed 845 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bryan R. Bauer of Kearns, Ut 84118.   2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on , by BAlvarius of Rodeo, New Mexico.   5. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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