New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Archival Anecdotes: Small Town Traffic Control

 

August 17, 2020

For the most part, traffic remains pretty reasonable in New Rockford and surrounding areas. With not so much as a stoplight, motorists are able to navigate the roads and get to where they are going with minimal trouble.

It was just over a hundred years ago that New Rockford received its first traffic sign. It read, "Keep to the Right" and was installed in 1917.

In the photo above a group of y...



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