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Abo Canyon, New Mexico

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Date: Between 1902 and 1907

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: AT&SF Corp. Coll., Series 5 - 2.77

Unit ID: 23824

Summary: A view showing the east end of Abo Canyon, New Mexico, prior to railroad construction. This photograph shows the tunnel cut before blasting. Construction of the Atchison,Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridges, tunnels, and tracks in Abo Canyon began in 1905 and the project was completed in 1908.

Space Required/Quantity: 1 9.2x11.9 cm

Title (Main title): Abo Canyon, New Mexico


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General Note: 2006-2007: Image description provided by William L. Martin, KSHS volunteer, and Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway retiree.