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Truchas, New Mexico 87578

By Will Austin

Will Austin’s award-winning photography has taken him around the world. Although he regularly does editorial work, Will specializes in documenting cutting-edge architecture and industrial workplaces. He lives in the Seattle area with his wife and son, but hails from Colorado cowboy country.

June 20, 2010

I have never seen a place like Truchas.  Driving down out of the mountains one sees this town laid out on a high ridge just below the high mountain peaks in the near distance.  I didn’t have time to stop and explore the many interesting buildings and artist studios but it seemed like a town lost in time.  I did stop at the Los Llanitos cemetery on the edge of the road just out of town, what a beautiful spot between the mountains and the sweeping panorama of the valley below.

The town on the ridge –

The cemetery –

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