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Cal Traylor: photos of New Mexico ca. 1920-1925

Identifier: HP.2014.06-NMHM.2014.005

Content Description

Collection of 42 photographs and 13 photo album pages of southern New Mexico, including many views of railroads and train depots ca. 1920-25, by Elmer Lee Traylor, father of the donor. Traylor was a telegrapher for the Santa Fe Railroad with his first assignment in 1920 at Tolar, NM. This small collection includes many photographs of small long-gone railroad siding depots such as Tolar, Encino, Mountainair, Orla, Loving, and others as well as family photos and streets scenes in southern New Mexico towns.

Acquisition Type



Cal Traylor

Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1920-1925


42 Photographic Prints

13 pages : pages from photo album, with photos