We try to take some back roads rather than always staying on the interstates. Discoveries are made. Below are pictures from Scenic Highwy 152 which goes between Silver City and Insterstate 25 just south of Truth or Consequences, NM.
The Santa Rita copper mine: 100 years old, a mile wide, 1600 feet deep.
The view from Emory Pass, 8828 feet above sea level, down to the Rio Grande Valley.
The gorge of Percha Creek, taken from the historic bridge over same.