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To The Old Ore Terminal
1 Beginning the Hike
2 The sign at the Trail Head
3 Walking Up the Wash
4 The Last Trail Sign
5 Starting the Trail
6 Looking Back over the Rio Grande Flood Plain

7 First Ore Bucket

8 Walking up and Down Hills
9 Heartbreak Hills
10 The Last Standing Tower
11 View from Last Standing Tower
12 Looking Back Where You Came

13 The View to Boquillas

14 First View of the Old Ore Terminal
15 Old Ore Terminal!
Hiking Back
16 The Last Tower
17 Trail Heading Away
18 Pretty View
19 Water
20 Post Hike
12 - Looking Back Where You Came
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This is the view looking back, a few minutes after leaving the last standing tower. You can barely make out the straight line of the tracks from the first US tower to the first standing tower. It's in the middle of the picture. That's some distance to cover!

The Sierra del Carmen mountains are to the left. Boquillas , Mexico is to the right, but it's out of view. That landing strip looking thing off in the distance is in Mexico.

I'm sure we're looking dead into the Puerto Rico Mine, the source of the ore for the tramway, but I have no idea exactly where it is. Another research topic?

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