Magdalena in Socorro County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Magdalena Livestock Driveway
Erected by Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Highway Department.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
Location. 34° 4.891′ N, 107° 24.006′ W. Marker is in Magdalena, New Mexico, in Socorro County. Marker is on U.S. 60 24 miles west of Interstate 25, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Approximately 16 miles east of Datil and New Mexico Highway 12. Marker is in this
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Magdalena (approx. 8.7 miles away); Kelly (approx. 9½ miles away); Magdalena Fault (approx. 10 miles away).
More about this marker. This is an area used a long time for many purposes near the top of the grade between Magdalena and Datil. It is a large primitive rest area with lots of room. There's a four inch tall freshly cut tree stump north of the trash cans in the middle of what a driver might mistake for the main track in or out of this location, particularly in the dark.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 547 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 27, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.