Columbus in Luna County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Southern Paciﬁc Railroad Depot
Site No. 390-B
A Registered Cultural Property
State of New Mexico (Marker Number 390-B.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Southern Pacific Railroad marker series.
Location. 31° 49.696′ N, 107° 38.412′ W. Marker is in Columbus, New Mexico, in Luna County. Marker is at the intersection of New Mexico Route 9 and New Mexico Route 11, on the right when traveling east on State Route 9. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus NM 88029, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of Citizens Killed / In Memory of Thirteenth Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pancho Villa State Park (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Last Hostile Action by Foreign Troops (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Pancho Villa State Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pancho Villa’s Raid Columbus (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Columbus (approx. 2.2 miles away); Presidency Building (approx. 3.2 miles away in Mexico). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
Also see . . . El Paso and Southwestern Railroad Company. It began as a 36-mile long railroad from the Copper Queen Mine in Bisbee, Arizona to a connection with the Santa Fe’s Arizona & New Mexico Railroad located at Fairbank, Arizona. (Submitted on November 14, 2010.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers •
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