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La Cueva Mercantile, La Cueva,NM; July, 2009

La Cueva was established in 1851 by Vicente Romero who found the nearby Fort Union which provided both protection from the Apache and a market for his crops.

Legend has it that he named the village La Cueva because he lived in a nearby cave (Sp.: la cueva) while he was building his ranch house. He prospered and built a grist mill in the early 1860s.

Converted to black and white with Silver Efex Pro and applied texture.


Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic January 25, 2012

Great job - congratulations! #1439102

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic January 25, 2012

Wonderful image and work here Priscilla. Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #9945876

Merna L. Nobile February 07, 2012

You can feel it in the air, the anticipation of waiting for the awards to arrive. The talent that is on display for all to see and share is amazing. Congratulations to all the January, 2012 winners. Merna #9970776

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