Fine Art Images from the American Southwest

Tag: Tierra Amarilla

Volunteer Fire Department Building

Volunteer Fire Department. Buildings and locations from days past in “old” New Mexico and the old stuff returning to earth all over the state. I’ve added this building, in downtown Tierra Amarilla, to the “almost gone portfolio”. Thanks for looking. G

Tierra Amarilla Volunteer Fire Department

Green Room At The Tierra Amarilla Trading Post

Green room at the Tierra Amarilla Trading Post. Stopped in on a photo tour today. Most of this building was intact when I first saw it many moons ago. Now it is returning to the earth with shrubs and party people occupying  the main rooms, but the mural retains its vigor and charm it has always had. Thanks for looking. G

Green Room At The Tierra Amarilla Trading Post

Boardwalk, Steps, Bricks, Pink Wall

Boardwalk, Steps, Bricks, Pink Wall. On our trip through southern Colorado and northern New Mexico to check out the aspens, we dropped in at Tierra Wools in Los Ojos, NM, where I spent some time looking around the architecture in the village. I’ll post a few images over the next few days from this sweet outpost known for it’s fiber arts, yarns and sheep round up each spring and fall. Here is the boardwalk at the entrance to Tierra Wools. I thought the colors had a hint of fall to them. G


Tierra Amarilla, Northern New Mexico

Tierra Amarilla New Mexico. A building with graffiti referring to the Tierra Amarilla Courthouse raid 50 years ago on June 5, 1967.

Tierra Amarilla new mexico

Here are some links should you want to know more:
Chicanos, Aztlán and the Tierra Amarilla courthouse raid.
The Courthouse Raid Recalled
New Mexico marks 50th anniversary of Chicano courthouse raid
Remembering the Tierra Amarilla Courthouse Raid 50 Years Later: June 5, 1967
“Rousers of the Rabble”

Thanks for looking. G

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A Field Of Green In Northern New Mexico

A field of green and a stand of trees in northern New Mexico. It was so lush and green on this road trip I thought I’d crossed the mill pond and arrived in “jolly old” … (England). G