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Taking Off

West Texas Travel

Ghost Towns on the Mexican Border

Reminders of those that tried to tame the west

The mountain road goes down to the Rio Grande. All photos by James Jordan

Small ghost towns and other remnants of attempts to tame the west dot Texas State Highway 170 along the Rio Grande and the border with Mexico.

It is a harsh but beautiful drive through the mountains, roughly 60 miles from Terlingua to Presidio. You…

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