Albuquerque: Railroad Depot to Crossroads of New Mexico

July 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Events

The next free event in the New Mexico Centennial Speaker & Living History Series at the KiMo talks about Albuquerque’s development from an old-time railroad town to its current role as center of the Universe a central point in New Mexico. 

Speakers David Kammer and Jeanne Whitehouse-Peterson present Albuquerque: From Railroad Depot to The Crossroads of New Mexico at the KiMo Theatre on Wednesday July 11, 2012, at 7 pm, and admission is free!

Photographer and scholar Kammer and fiction writer Whitehouse-Peterson give a presentation covering Albuquerque’s evolution from a railroad depot to the fantastic metropolis we know today, with a little historic help from Route 66, commercial aviation, health promotion (guess that would be all the patients with TB and respiratory ailments who came to New Mexico seeking a cure), and of course the role of Clyde Tingley in promoting Albuquerque.

Their presentation is followed by a meet and greet with refreshments.  Doors open at the KiMo at 6:30 pm.

This is part of a series of free events at the KiMo Theatre to celebrate the New Mexico Centennial in 2012. 

The talk on Albuquerque: From Railroad Depot to The Crossroads of New Mexico takes place:

  • When:  Wednesday July 11, 2012
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where:  KiMo Theatre
  • Price: Admission is free!

The KiMo Theatre is located at 423 Central Avenue NW.

–Tania


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