New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Archival Anecdotes: When the snows fly


October 26, 2020

This black and white photograph was taken in 1908 outside the W.C. Dresser House. The successful hunting party included from left to right: B.W. Rantz, W.C. Dresser, E.R. Adams and Dr. McLachlan.

Hunting is a big deal around these parts, and it seems to have been that way for a long time. When it comes to related artifacts found in the museum, the sport of bird hunting dominates.

There are many more photos like the one above dating around 1910. It was a time when there were few rules and regulations regarding wildlife. The sky really was the limit!

Upon close inspection of the above ph...

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