Monthly Archives: October 2010

Abandoned America: Cuervo, NM

The town of Cuervo, New Mexico, began in 1901 when the railroad came thorough. Then Route 66 came, and the town’s population peaked in the 1940s at over 300. And then the Interstate literally came through town: right through the middle of it, ripping up roads and tearing down houses. It’s dead now.