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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Castañeda: Act II

Written by Maria Basileo ROUTE Magazine Steam rises in the distance as the Santa Fe railway train barrels into Las Vegas, New Mexico, and into the railway station. Passengers become onlookers as the train makes its stop near to the massive horseshoe-shaped building with the romantic sounding title “Castañeda...
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Environmental clean up at Rail Yards sheds light into historic past

By: Madeline Schmitt ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The long-anticipated transformation of the iconic Albuquerque Rail Yards is starting, but not before assuring the 100-year-old locomotive hub is safe for the public. “Every time I walk out here, I can hear the old sounds,” Bart Faris said. “I can hear...
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The Wheels Museum fuels history in downtown Albuquerque

The Wheels Museum had an amazing opportunity when two brand new cars were donated to their museum. Sara Rose, your Guide to Living Local, and Samantha were there for an exclusive preview of the cars being dropped off, along with a history lesson on the vehicles. Never heard of...
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Let’s Buy a Train

Let’s Buy a Train Citylab Andrew Zaleski Mar 25, 2019 If you dream of roaming the U.S. in a your own personal train car, you still can. But Amtrak cuts have railcar owners wondering if their days are numbered. When Bob Lowe wants to take a cross-country trip, the...
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Route 66 Auto Parts Swap Meet and Car Corral

The WHEELS Museum Route 66 Auto Parts Swap Meet and Car Corral Auto and motorcycle parts | Food Trucks | Raffles | Auction | Souvenirs | Merchandise Sunday, May 5, 2019 One Day Only 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. $2.00 admission fee Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Park Northern Entrance (I-25...
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