|Credit Where Credit Is Due||
The following people helped in the creation of this hoepage by testing the tour, checking for typos, and giving generous advice:
Neysa Archer, David Carter, Doug Connolly, Jeremy Dorin, Nathan Lewis, Matt Martin, Art Pike, Tim Smeltzer.
Much of the text of for the “Tour Book” section of the homepage was taken from the self-guided walking tour booklet provided at Lake Valley. This booklet was written by the Bureau of Land Management, Caballo Resource Area, 1800 Marquess Street, Las Cruces, NM 88005. (505) 525-4342.
Other material was compiled from the following sources:
Julyan, Robert. The Place Names of New Mexico. Albuquerque; University of New Mexico Press, 1996.
Varney, Philip. New Mexico’s Best Ghost Towns. Albuquerque; University of New Mexico Press, 1987.
Gibson, A.M. The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain. Norman, Oklahoma; University of Oklahoma Press, 1975.
Fugate, Francis L. and Roberta B. Roadside History of New Mexico. Missoula Montana; Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1989.
Mack, Greg H. The Geology of Southern New Mexico. Albuquerque; University of New Mexico Press, 1997.
L’Aloge, Bob. Ghosts and Mysteries of the Old West. Las Cruces; Yucca Tree Press, 1994.
Mitchell, James R. Gem Trails of New Mexico. California; Gem Guides Book Company, 1987.
Looney, Ralph. Haunted Highways. Albuquerque; University of New Mexico Press, 1968.
Sherman, James E. and Barbara H. Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of New Mexico. Norman, Oklahoma; University of Oklahoma Press, 1975.
Christiansen, Paige W. The Story of Mining in New Mexico. Socorro; New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, 1974.