Pecos River

The headwaters of the Pecos River are located north of Pecos, New Mexico, United States, at an elevation of over 12,000 feet on the western slope of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range in Mora County. The river flows for 926 miles (1,490 km) through the eastern portion of that state and neighboring Texas before it empties into the Rio Grande near Del Rio. The river's drainage basin is approximately 44,300 square miles (115,000 km2) in size.

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Mescaleros - Bands
... Spanish rendering as Natages, spelled Na-ta-hay, "Mescal People" lived between Rio Grande and Pecos River in central New Mexico, with local groups wandering on the southern and ... as Chilpaines, "Mountain Ridge Band People", lived in the mountains west and south of the Pecos River, extending in northern Chihuahua and Coahuila of present-day Mexico.) Ch'laandé / Tslahahéndé ("Antelope ...
Carlsbad, New Mexico - Infrastructure - Transportation - Bridges
... There are two road bridges that cross the Pecos River and serve the municipality Bataan Bridge crosses the Pecos River on East Greene Street ... North Canal Bridge crosses the Pecos River on North Canal Street ... Pecos River Flume aqueduct crosses the Pecos River at Westridge Drive ...
J. J. Hagerman - New Mexico Ventures - Irrigation Projects
... In early 1890, Hagerman formed the Pecos Irrigation and Improvement Company ... On July 1, 1890, this company absorbed the assets of the Pecos Irrigation and Investment Company, revising its charter in order to turn it into a land holding ... control of private irrigation project throughout the Pecos Valley ...
Neighbors Expedition - Expedition To El Paso
... led the party the remainder of the distance from the Colorado River to El Paso ... so he traveled northeast up the eastern bank of the Leon River and spent a week there ... The expedition then crossed the Leon River and proceeded south to Sanaco's camp on the upper Colorado River, arriving there April 2, 1849 ...
Pecos River Flume
... Flume is a modern aqueduct carrying irrigation water over the Pecos River ... took place from 1889 to 1890 and was part of the Pecos River Reclamation Project ... attraction with park improvements along the river and spot lights to give a spectacular nightly view ...

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