Category: Northern New Mexico

Boisduval’s Blue

A Boisduval's Blue butterfly (I think)

This is a Boisduval’s Blue butterfly, I think. (I’m not an expert with butterfly IDs.) I saw it a bit west of Chama about a week-and-a-half ago.


Old Gas Station, Northern NM

Old Gas Station, Northern NM

An old gas station — and equally old station wagon — are framed by a classic New Mexican sky and classic New Mexican weeds. It’s been an incredibly dry year so far.


Cumbres & Toltec Railroad Train

Cumbres & Toltec Railroad Train

The Cumbres & Toltec narrow-gauge railway train puffs its way up the hills outside Chama.


Lone Aspen in Calaveras Canyon

Lone Aspen in Calaveras Canyon

A lone aspen, nestled within classic Jemez volcanic tuff, shows off its full spring foliage.


Aspens: Light and Shadow

Aspens: Light and Shadow

Sunlight bursting through aspens, along Forest Road 376 in the Jemez.


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