Plan Ahead – Swap Meet and Car Show Postponed

The WHEELS Auto Parts and Car Show fund-raiser scheduled for (May 3, 2020) has been postponed, but not cancelled. WHEELS will post the information about the time, date, and location in a future newsletter.  Booths will be available to sell and/or display Auto parts  Jewelry Crafts Tools Collectibles Corporate...
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City seeks proposals for Rail Yard entrance redevelopment

by: KRQE MEDIAPosted: Apr 7, 2020 / 05:22 PM MDT / Updated: Apr 8, 2020 / 03:53 PM MDT ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The city is looking for creative and innovative ways to redevelop the Rail Yards north entrance. Officials are calling on real estate developers and businesses to share their ideas for the...
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Wheels Museum Auto Parts Swap Meet & Car Show

This event has been officially postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 2nd annual Wheels Museum auto parts swap meet, car show, arts and crafts extravaganza will be held Sunday May 3, 2020, at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Park. Over 2000 people attended last year and we hope for...
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The Romance And History Of ‘Dining By Rail’

By Dan Pollettaideastream January 8, 2020 Enjoying a gourmet meal in a well-appointed dining car was part of the allure of traveling by rail, but in the 1850s that elegant experience wasn’t afforded to train travelers. Instead, passengers either packed their own baskets of food or exited the train...
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The Alvarado Hotel

For well over a half century a traveler’s first impression of the American Southwest was through one of the many Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad stations and the associated hotel and restaurant operated by the Fred Harvey organization. Here the eastern or midwestern traveler was drawn into the...
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Wheels Museum: Home to classic cars, trucks and more

By Eric Green May 3, 2019 Route 66 runs right through New Mexico, and cars are directly connected to our culture. But there’s a lot more than cars in our state’s transportation history, and a museum in Albuquerque is telling that story....
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Consultant offers 3 Rail Yards redevelopment scenarios

By Jessica Dyer / Journal Staff Writer Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Leland Consulting Group’s most recent draft report to the city of Albuquerque says the ideal Rail Yards redevelopment strategy will include a mix of uses. It provides three different development scenarios of varying levels of...
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Film center could be ‘game changer’ for Rail Yards

By Jessica Dyer / Journal Staff Writer Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at 12:05am A consultant hired to study the financial feasibility of redeveloping the Albuquerque Rail Yards called a planned community college film center a “game changer” – one that could “define the economic purpose of the site” in...
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Then & Now – The Albuquerque Depot

The Albuquerque depot that lead to the development of what Albuquerque is today is all due to the village of the original depot location and AT&SF could not agree on a land price. Back when the AT&SF inquired the village of Bernalillo about land the village was wanting $425.00...
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Why The US Has No High-Speed Rail

CNBC Published on May 7, 2019 China has the world’s fastest and largest high-speed rail network — more than 19,000 miles, the vast majority of which was built in the past decade. More >...
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