In New Mexico: Visions Along the Amtrak Line

Along a railroad track in a ravine in Canyoncito, N. Mex., just north of the Lamy train station, there have been occasional sightings of curious apparitions. On this gloomy Sunday, passengers on the Southwest Chief have & been warned to keep their eyes open. Their train will be passing through Canyoncito between 2 and 3 in the afternoon.

Canyoncito is on wild, beautiful land 15 miles southeast of Santa Fe. The landscape is dotted with adobe ranch houses and corrals. Chamizas with yellow flowers, delicate violet asters, sage, pinons and cacti grow everywhere.

In the ravine the sky is overcast, and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!