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Historical Markers in Chama, New Mexico

 
Clickable Map of Rio Arriba County, New Mexico and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Rio Arriba County, NM (35) Los Alamos County, NM (15) Mora County, NM (47) San Juan County, NM (28) Sandoval County, NM (27) Santa Fe County, NM (154) Taos County, NM (29) Archuleta County, CO (6) Conejos County, CO (3)  RioArribaCounty(35) Rio Arriba County (35)  (15) Los Alamos County (15)  MoraCounty(47) Mora County (47)  SanJuanCounty(28) San Juan County (28)  SandovalCounty(27) Sandoval County (27)  SantaFeCounty(154) Santa Fe County (154)  TaosCounty(29) Taos County (29)  ArchuletaCountyColorado(6) Archuleta County (6)  ConejosCounty(3) Conejos County (3)
Tierra Amarilla is the county seat for Rio Arriba County
Chama is in Rio Arriba County
      Rio Arriba County (35)  
ADJACENT TO RIO ARRIBA COUNTY
      Los Alamos County (15)  
      Mora County (47)  
      San Juan County (28)  
      Sandoval County (27)  
      Santa Fe County (154)  
      Taos County (29)  
      Archuleta County, Colorado (6)  
      Conejos County, Colorado (3)  
 
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1New Mexico (Rio Arriba County), Chama — 1881 Log Bunkhouse
1881 Log Bunkhouse • oldest building on railroad 1924 Coal Tipple • 70 ft. high holds 60 ton, fast empty the only wood tipple left 1907 Water Tank • holds 50,000 gal. • unique style with two waterspoutsMap (db m193153) HM
2New Mexico (Rio Arriba County), Chama — ChamaPopulation 1,199 - Elevation 7,850 ft.
From a small crossroads town, Chama became an important site on the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad after 1880. The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is a remnant of the San Juan Extension, a narrow-gauge line which once served the mining areas . . . Map (db m74253) HM
3New Mexico (Rio Arriba County), Chama — ChamaPopulation 1,090 - Elevation 7,860 ft.
From a small crossroads town, Chama became an important site on the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad after 1880. The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is a remnant of the San Juan Extension a narrow-gauge line which once served the mining areas . . . Map (db m74254) HM
4New Mexico (Rio Arriba County), Chama — Continental DivideElevation - 7,275 feet
Rainfall divides at this point. To the west it drains into the Pacific Ocean...to the east into the Atlantic.Map (db m177434) HM
5New Mexico (Rio Arriba County), Chama — Cumbres Pass
A major encounter between the U.S. Army and a large group of Utes and Jicarilla Apaches occurred here in July 1848. Old Bill Williams, the famous scout and guide, was badly wounded while fighting the Utes, who had once adopted him as a tribesman.Map (db m125499) HM
6New Mexico (Rio Arriba County), Chama — Old Spanish Trail
In 1829-30, Antonio Armijo traveled from Abiquiú to California to trade for mules, thus extending the Old Spanish Trail and opening it to trade between Santa Fe and Los Angeles. His route turned west, near present-day Abiquiú Dam, to Largo Canyon, . . . Map (db m125497) HM
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Nov. 30, 2022