Tag Archives: Elephant Butte

Fun in the Sun

Elephant Butte, New Mexico, USA.

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Elephant Butte And Sailboat

Elephant Butte Lake State Park, New Mexico, USA.

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Muskrat

The first I’ve ever seen. Pond near Elephant Butte dam, New Mexico, USA.

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Elephant Butte Dam

Elephant Butte Dam, New Mexico, USA.

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Dam Fog

Fog is rare in the desert, so this morning was a treat. Elephant Butte Dam, New Mexico, USA.

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Remnants

After a big storm, water flowed from Ash Canyon into the lake.  Now it’s over leaving only the remnants. Elephant Butte Lake, New Mexico, USA.

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Damsite Doorway

In the old boat repair shop near Elephant Butte Dam. Elephant Butte, New Mexico, USA.

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Three Tanks

Look how these tanks have rusted so nicely.  The shocking thing is that the owners want to paint them.  What?  After they have aged so nicely?? Elephant Butte Dam, New Mexico, USA.

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Blue Dog RIP

Several years ago I wrote about Blue, a community dog in Elephant Butte.  Our dear Blue has died peacefully at age 16.  After he became famous, he raised a lot of money and interest in animal welfare locally.  There are … Continue reading

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Wake of the Elephant

A view of Elephant Butte. Elephant Butte Lake, New Mexico, USA.

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Dam Walk

Every New Year’s Day Elephant Butte Dam is open for folks to walk across.  This shot is from a few years ago.  Happy New Year! Elephant Butte Dam, New Mexico, USA.

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Two Car Garage

Near Elephant Butte Dam, New Mexico, USA.

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Turtles at Paseo del Rio

Paseo del Rio, part of Elephant Butte State Park, New Mexico, USA.

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Dam Stairs

  Elephant Butte Dam, New Mexico, USA.

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Elephant Butte Dam

Elephant Butte Dam is in the upper right corner.  The old highway used to cross the dam. The casitas in the foreground were built by the CCC in the 1930s.  They can be rented for a stay at the lake.

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Elephant Butte Marina

Elephant Butte Lake, New Mexico, USA.

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