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New Mexico's Best Ghost Towns: A Practical Guide
This useful guidebook surveys more than eighty ghost towns, grouped by geographic area. First published in 1981 and now available only from the University of New Mexico Press, it has been praised in particular for its instructions on how to reach even the most obscure sites.
Hardcover, 204 pages
Published November 1st 1987 by University of New Mexico Press
(first published October 1st 1981)
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There are a couple ghost town guide books available—but this one is the best. It is a lot more comprehensive than the others and includes some sites I didn’t think anyone else knew about. The author’s brief history and detailed descriptions of the various towns are informative and verge a little on the poetic (I like that). Some of these towns are very hard to find. The directions in this book are as good as you are going to find. And they are accurate (not so for other books). There are a lot m ...more