_Railroad Development in Barelas
One hundred years ago, the Albuquerque Evening Herald carried a page three article about the Sante Fe Railway's demolition work in nearby Barelas:
The entire east side of Barelas is being wrecked to make way for the great improvements which are soon to be made by the Santa Fe Railway company. Dozens of adobe houses, for many years the homes of humble Barelas residents, are being torn down and the 'dobes carted away toward the Rio Grande. Grocery stores and butcher shops, saloons and society and dance halls have surrendered to the march of progress and the buildings which have been used for these purposes for decades, are being ruthlessly dismantled.
Learn more about the railroad boom in Albuquerque at the Albuquerque Historical Society's Tricentennial site.
Read the news from a century ago
in the Albuquerque Evening Herald:

"Triple Alliance Wins Bulgaria As Party To Treaty"
Political maneuvering at the start of the First Balkan War.

"Indemnity Urged For Americans Wounded By Mexicans"
"Prisoners Hanged Where Caught By Mexican Soldiers"
Two articles from the second year of the Mexican Revolution.

The Evening Herald (Albuquerque)
December 6, 1920
Railroad Map
Read the news from 1906 in the Albuquerque Evening Citizen:
"Greatest Money Power Ever Known Forming In Wall Street"
Rumors swirled about the combination of the Vanderbilt, Pennsylvania, Rockefeller and Harriman railroad interests.

"Corner Main and Second during the Quay County Fair - Trades' Display Parade"
The Tucumcari News and Tucumcari Times 
October 26, 1907
October 22, 1920
Carrizozo Outlook
"Hail To Our Distinguished Guests"

The Hon. Merritt C. Mechem, Republican candidate for Governor, and Senator A. H. Fall (R-NM) visited Carrizozo to give campaign speeches at a standing room only event at the Crystal Theater.  Judge Mechem addressed charges made against him by the editor of the Albuquerque Journal.  Senator Fall vowed to resign if the Congress voted to join the League of Nations as proposed by President Wilson.

_Read the news from a century ago
in the Albuquerque Evening Herald:

"Physicians Hold Out Every Hope For Roosevelt's Recovery"
Teddy Roosevelt recuperates after being shot in Milwaukee, WI.

"Diaz Nephew Leads New Revolt In Mexico"
Breaking news from the Mexican Revolution.

"Fans Congregate To Hear Herald Bulletins On Last Game"
Albuquerque baseball fans gathered outside the Evening Herald office building to receive live updates on the final game of the World Series.

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