Main Street, Colmor, NM
Adobe homestead and old cottonwoods.
Mostly intact house.
Front door, that's a snakeskin hanging down.
Side is caving in.
Nice old adobe.
Hard to believe it stayed together this long.
Rotting floors over stone foundations.
Plaster and lathe walls.
Kitchen didn't look too bad.
A "modern" wood cookstove.
That roof could go at any time.
Orange room behind the kitchen.
View from the back door.
The Next door neighbor.
They borrowed the left over orange paint from the first house.
Imaginative color scheme.
Inventive way to cover a hole in the wall.
White kitchen with cabinets.
Evidence of railroad influence.
Ruins of hotel.
Back yard clothes line.
Nothing but rubble inside.
Garage with attached fuel storage room.
Fuel tank, still had some liquid in it.
Old school up the hill.
Some house fared better than others.
I could barely make out the name on this box of checks. Mrs. Jack Lepore.
View of the horizon.
Blue and yellow room with no floor.
This house was in really good shape.
I loved the rounded porch.
Ceiling still intact.
Lemon yellow room.
Back out the front door.
End of the road.
Road to the other side of town, wrong side of the tracks.
Even older adobes.
House had an interior root cellar.
A bit of plaster and paint here and there.
Wood houses do not fare as well.
Chimney about ready to go.
A deceased resident.
Aging ice box.
Only intact door on this side of town.
Remains of a barn.
The phone pole is gone but the insulators live on.
Windmill still hanging in there.
Pump, there was still water in the well - waaaaaaay down there.
Amtrak passing through. The Southwest Chief I believe.
Railway stop sign.
Former home of the last permanent resident who died in about 2000.
Advertising a hotel in Springer.
Funny I didn't notice this sign on the way in.