Chuck Smith
Greathouse Station
Fri Jul 09, 2021 11:15

I believe this refers to a station located on a railroad line. There is a railroad that parallels US highway 54 from Tularosa to Vaughn NM. The rail line was built by the Phelps Dodge Corp. to haul coal from Dawson NM to copper smelters in El Paso TX, Douglas and Ajo AZ.

  • Greathouse StationEddie Lanham, Sun Jun 27 2021 3:59
    Searching for the exact location of Greathouse Station between Carrizozo and Corona, NM. I found the road named Great House Rd, but no reference about the Station. There is a historical marker, but not... more
    • Greathouse Station — Chuck Smith, Fri Jul 09 2021 11:15
      • Greenhouse StationEddie Lanham, Fri Jul 09 2021 14:41
        Thank you for your reply! As per what I have found, the station was located on the old White Oaks to Las Vegas (NM) wagon road, not the rail line. However it was near the future rail line and US Hwy 54.... more
        • Great house StationChuck Smith, Fri Jul 09 2021 20:18
          Phelps Dodge Constructed the rail line in 1903. It was called the El Paso and Northeastern which was part of the El Paso and Southwestern system. It connected El Paso to Tucumcari NM. In 1905 the Dawson... more