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Toby Smith's career in journalism began in 1966. Coal town: The life and times of Dawson, New Mexico Jan 1, 1993. He has taught writing and reporting courses at the University of New Mexico, Ohio State University, and at universities in South Korea and Romania, the latter where he was a Fulbright Senior Fellow for two years. He has been an IREX Fellow in Yerevan, Armenia, a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow at Harvard, and a James Thurber Writer in Residence at Ohio State.
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Dawson (also Mountview) is a ghost town in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States. Dawson was the site of two separate coal mining disasters in 1913 and 1923. Dawson is located about 17 miles northeast of Cimarron, New Mexico. Dawson was a coal mining company town founded in 1901 when rancher John Barkley Dawson sold his coal-rich land in northern New Mexico to the Dawson Fuel Company. The Dawson Railway was built connecting the town to Tucumcari, New Mexico.
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These days Dawson, New Mexico is a ghost town, a relic of. .Phelps Dodge quickly razed the town and one of the few reminders of the town today is its extensive cemetery.
These days Dawson, New Mexico is a ghost town, a relic of the days of boomtowns and long forgotten dreams. Not much remains other than a cemetery and a few stray buildings. Miners were found inside, frozen in time by the explosion with tools still in hand. Only 23 miners survived the blast. Dozens of iron crosses painted white stand against the landscape, a stark reminder of the dangers miners endured.
At the time, I knew it only as the home of people who gave very . 13Bonestell was an interesting person. A small part of the story originally appeared in somewhat different form in The New Yorker.
At the time, I knew it only as the home of people who gave very, very small Christmas tips. For most of his working life he was an architect, and ran a practice of national distinction in California until 1938 when, at the age of fifty, he abruptly quit his job and began working as a Hollywood film-set artist, creating background mattes for many popular movies. As a sideline he also began to illustrate magazine articles on space travel, creating imaginative views of moons and planets as they would appear to someone visiting from Earth.
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