Socorro County Court House
Title:
Socorro County Court House
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome PM 1955 Sep-8


Shirley's Cafe
Title:
Shirley's Cafe
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused



El Rio Motel
Title:
El Rio Motel
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
45 Units, Refrigerated Air, Heating, Individually Controlled Thermostatically. TV - Phone in Rooms. Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge. American Express, Carta Blanca, Diners Club Credit Cards accepted, AAA approved.


South Hall Dormitory, N.M.I.M.T.
Title:
South Hall Dormitory, N.M.I.M.T.
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
F. J. Schaaf New Mexico Tech is internationally known as a research center for metallurgy, geology, atmospheric physics, ground-water hydrology, and many other areas of the broad field of earth sciences. Several of the scientist-teachers have national and worldwide reputations in their fields. This view shows South Hall, a part of Campus Center and the Research and Development Tower.



Vagabond Motel & Restaurant
Title:
Vagabond Motel & Restaurant
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
Picture Publishers, Inc.


El Rio Motel
Title:
El Rio Motel
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
Baxter Lane Co.



Val Verde
Title:
Val Verde
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Linen

Description:
One of New Mexico's unique hotels. An Oasis in the Desert. Hand-Colored


Abe Court
Title:
Abe Court
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Linen unused

Description:
C.E. Redman One of the Newest and most Modern Motor Courts on U.S. Highways 85 and 60. A new Motor Court of Fifteen Modern Units - with shower baths - steam heat - garages. Air Conditioned. AAA Recommended.



U. S. Highway Thru Town
Title:
U. S. Highway Thru Town
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome

Description:
F.J. Schaaf In May of 1598 Spanish explorers under Don Juan de OƱate, accompanied by two Franciscan priests, came to what is now known as Socorro. Here they found a friendly tribe of Indians who gave them corn as provisions were running very low. While the explorers went farther North along the Rio Grande, the two priests remained to do missionary work. Father Alfonso Benavidez named the villate "Nuestra Senora de Perpetuo Socorro"... meaning "Our Lady of Perpetual Hellp", in recognition of the succor they received from the Indians. In later years the name was shortened to Socorro. This view shows the modern, progressive town with dual - lane highway through the center of town. It is the home of new Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology


The Research and Development Building, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Title:
The Research and Development Building, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
This building houses the extensive research facilities which the Institute maintains for research into atmospheric physics and research work conducted for the Naval Bureau of Weapons. The building also houses the New Mexico State Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources. The building was constructed in 1949 and additional facilities have been added since. The four story tower was added in 1962



The Irving Langmuir Laboratory, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Title:
The Irving Langmuir Laboratory, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
The Irving Langmuir Laboratory, named in honor of the Nobel Prize winner, is a research facility of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Socorro, New Mexico. Located at the top of a 10,400 foot high peak in the Magdalena Mountains west of Socorro, the laboratory is designed for the study of atmospheric phenomena. It features sensitive weather monitoring equipment, a microwave link with campus facilities in Socorro, and living quarters for scientists working at the installation


Research and Development Laboratory
Title:
Research and Development Laboratory
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology comprises three divisions: The College prepares young men and women for careers in several fields of Science and Engineering. The Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources employ engineers and geologists who conduct original studies in all mineral and water resources of New Mexico. Research and Development Division conducts basic research related to the locations of ground water and the understanding of Cloud-Precipitation phenomena "Rainmaking". In front of building is Symbolic sandstone statue "The Desert Maid" by E.S. Ludlam. Research and Development Laboratory was built in 1949



South Hall Dormitory - N.M.I.M.T
Title:
South Hall Dormitory - N.M.I.M.T
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
South Hall Dormitory - N.M.I.M.T. Socorro, New Mexico New Mexico Tech is internationally known as a research center for metallurgy, geology, atmospheric physics, ground-water hydrology, and many other areas of the broad field of earth sciences. Several of the scientist-teachers have national and worldwide reputations in their fields.This view shows South Hall, a part of Campus Center and the Research Development Tower


Golf Course, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Title:
Golf Course, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
Constructed and operated by New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, this all-green golf course is an outstanding achievement in land improvement and conservation as well as a place for recreation. The picturesque course covers 33 acres - Greens of Oregon Bent Grass - Fairways are landscaped with more than 1,000 trees - the beautiful artificial lake stores irrigation water and serves as a hazard for two of the holes. Mild winters - clear skies - sunshine are the rule with this course that is open the year around. Memorial Day weekend holds the Conrad Hilton Golf Festival



Brown Hall, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Title:
Brown Hall, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
Brown Hall houses the administrative offices of the college, the departments of geology and humanities, and the campus post office. Built over 30 years ago, the building reflects the Spanish-Moorish architecture of most of the campus facilities


Brown Hall New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Title:
Brown Hall New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
Brown Hall on the campus of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Socorro, New Mexico. Brown Hall houses the administrative offices of the college, the Departments of geology and humanities, and the campus post office. Built over thirty years ago, the building reflects the Spanish-Moorish architecture of most of the campus facilities



Socorro County Courthouse
Title:
Socorro County Courthouse
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
It all began in the early 1540's when an adventurous band of Spanish Conquistadores visited an Indian Pueblo standing on the present day site of Socorro. The marvelous climate, the friendliness of the INdian peoples, and the abundant natural resources convinced the Spanish that here is a place worth keeping. The King of Spain designated it "The town of Socorro Grant" several decades before the Pilgrims landed


El Rio Motel
Title:
El Rio Motel
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome PM 1955 Sep-4

Description:
On U.S. Highways 60,85,380, Downtown. 18 units, refrigerated air, room phones



US Highway Thru Town
Title:
US Highway Thru Town
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome PM 1984 Dec-1

Description:
F.J. Schaaf In May of 1598 Spanish explorers under Don Juan de Onate, accompanied by two Franciscan priests, came to what is now known as Sorocco. Here they found a friendly tribe of Indians who gave them corn as provisions were running very low. While the explorers went farther North along the Rio Grande, the two priests remained to do missionary work. Senora de Perpetuo Socorro... meaning "Our Lady of Perpetuo Help", in recognition of the succor they received from the Indians. In later years the name was shortened to Socorro. This view shows the modern, progressive town with dual-lane highway through the center of town. It is the home of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology


El Rio Motel
Title:
El Rio Motel
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome

Description:
L.O. Candelaria On US highways 85 - 60 - 380 45 units, refrigerated air, heating, individually controlled thermostatically. TV - phone in rooms. Reataurant and cocktail lounge. American Express, Carta Blanca, Diners Club credit cards accepted. Telephone 505-835-0510, Box 1067. Downtown Socorro, New Mexico 87801



El Rio Motel
Title:
El Rio Motel
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
Member Tops Motels; On U.S. Highways 85-60-380. Downtown - Socorro, New Mexico; 18 units - refrigerated air - room phones; telephone 684; no pets


El Rio Motel
Title:
El Rio Motel
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
On US highways 85-60-380. Downtown Socorro, New Mexico. 23 units- Refrigerated air- Central Heating, Room phones, TV. Telephone 300. No pets. Socorro, NM- Home of New Mexico Intitute of Mining and Technology



Golden Manor Motel and delightful Roof-Top Restaurant
Title:
Golden Manor Motel and delightful Roof-Top Restaurant
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
Newest and finest; on U.S. Highways 60 & 85; 507 N. California St.; Dial (505) 835-0230; Cooled by refrigeration - electric heat - swimming pool - color TV - room phones - Long Boy Beds - we specialize in char broil steaks


Golden Manor Motel, U. S. Highway 60 & 85
Title:
Golden Manor Motel, U. S. Highway 60 & 85
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome PM 1968 Nov-11

Description:
Sparking New -- Cooled by Refrigeration - Electric Heat - Heated Swimming Pool - TV - Room Phones - Long Boy Beds - 3 Restaurants within one block area



Langmuir Laboratory
Title:
Langmuir Laboratory
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
The Langmuir Laboratory for Atmospheric physics new Mexico institute of mining and Technology. Socorro, New Mexico. One of the nations first permanent atmospheric research laboratories, Longmuir is located 17 miles west of Socorro, on a ridge near South Baldy Peak. The scientific facilities in this mountain lab tie in with the facilities on campus of New Mexico Tech in Socorro.


Greetings From Old San Miguel Mission
Title:
Greetings From Old San Miguel Mission
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Linen unused

Description:
Built originally a Nustra Senora De Socorre by Friar A. Benavides in 1626. One of the oldest churches on the North American continent and the second oldest mission in New Mexico. The Old Mission has much historic legend and tradition form the offer of one million dollars reward for the return of the solid silver Communion rail of the original church built in 1626 - and thought to have been buried during the Indian rebellion of 1680. and in addition to be being a religious edifice, all deeps to land in Socorro read: "Del center de la iglesia". (from the center of the church.)



Greetings From New Mexico
Title:
Greetings From New Mexico
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Linen unused

Description:
Old San Miguel Mission Built originally as Nuestra Senora De Socorro by Friar A. Benavides in 1626. One of the oldest churches on the North American continent And the second oldest Mission in the Mexico. The Old mission at Socorro, N. M. has much historic legend and tradition from the offer of one million dollars reward for the return of the solid silver Communion tail of the original church built in 1626 - and thought to have been buried during the Indian Rebellion of 1680 and, in addition to being a religious edifice, all deeps to land in Socorro read: "Del centro de la iglesia" (from the center of the church).


Val Verde - an oasis in the desert
Title:
Val Verde - an oasis in the desert
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Linen PM 1942 Aug-5

Description:
Val Verde, one of New Mexico's unique hotels, located in Socorro, New Mexico.



New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Title:
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Real Photo unused

Description:
Research and Development Laboratory


Socorro County Court House
Title:
Socorro County Court House
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused



Park Hotel (Formerly Chambon Hotel)
Title:
Park Hotel (Formerly Chambon Hotel)
Socorro New Mexico (NM), White Border unused

Description:
G.M. Brass Jr., owner New Mexico's historical and interesting landmark. Socorro, New Mexico New Mexico is rich in tradition. Cabeza de Baca was the first European to visit Socorro, in 1500, and was afterwards followed in 1536 by Alonza del Castillo and Estevancio, a negro. Coronado afterwards found traces of him on the Pecos River. Cabeza de Baca, Alonzo del Castillo, Estevancio Coronado, Fr. Marcos Deniza, Hernado de Alvarado, Francisco Ibarro, Augustin Droguiz, Antonio Espejo, Don Diego de Vargas, and all other Spanish explorers passed up the Rio Grande through Socorro. In 1541 Coronado began his memorable march in search of the far famed Gran Quivera, 60 miles N.E. of Socorro. In 1626 Fathers Artiaga and Zuniga introduced and planted the first mission grapes and made the first wine. In 1692 de Vargas occupied one of the rooms of what is now Mt. Carmel Convent. The present church of San Miguel was rebuilt in 1750. The Park Hotel (Chambon Hotel) was built in 1836. Here a great deal of New Mexico's early political history was made. Carlsbad Cavern-Petrified Forest-White Mountains and Grand Canyon are reached by the highways through Socorro


New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Title:
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro New Mexico (NM), Chrome unused

Description:
New Mexico Tech is the original science and engineering college in the state, having been founded as the New Mexico School of Mines in 1889. It is a research center for Metallurgy, Geology, Atmospheric Physics, Ground-Water Hydrology and for many other phases of the broad field of earth science. The work of its staff is known both nationally and throughout the world



A view of the patio, Hotel Val Verde
Title:
A view of the patio, Hotel Val Verde
Socorro New Mexico (NM), White Border PM 1922 May-8




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