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  1. Pictures and Signs from the Region

    Hi, The Victorio Peak saga is like the Mississippi: wide and deep and powerful. (And, murky and turbulent...) Unfortunately, the Peak and surrounding region are more or less off limits for prospectors and historical explorers such as myself. Fortunately, the surrounding region has some...
  2. Adams in the Papers

    I'll post some newspaper clippings from a time period a little closer to the events than today. Some very different perspectives. I'll leave to our resident experts to try and separate out or explain the Adam's placer versus the Adam's Lode, the number of men in the original party, landmarks...
  3. Widespread sign #1: "Lilo" or "lilo"

    Hi, I've been told these are possibly survey marks of some kind, but from Colonial Spanish era techniques? I find them here and there in S. NM, often associated with (perhaps ill-advised?) digs or blasting! Have not found any outside the region yet. You have any that you can share from your...
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