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Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs

Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs( )
Author: Kidder, Lyn
Brunell, Herb
Series title:Images of America Ser.
Publication Date:Apr 2009
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

The Sacramento Mountains are an oasis of cool pine forests, alpine meadows, and fast-flowing streams. For more than a century, the area has been a summer haven for people living in the surrounding desert. The town of Ruidoso-a Spanish word meaning "noisy"-is named for the sound of water rushing over rocks as the Rio Ruidoso runs (and occasionally rampages) through the town. The town's first resident, Civil War veteran Paul Dowlin, built an adobe mill that harnessed the river's power....
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Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / West (Ak, Ca, Co, Hi, Id, Mt, Nv, Ut, Wy)
Travel / United States / West / Pacific (Ak, Ca, Hi, Or, Wa)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.25 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.656 Pounds

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