Albuquerque, New Mexico: Madonna of the Trail Team Field Report

Marble Ave. NW, Albuquerque, NM
Southeast corner of Marble Ave. NW and 4th St. NW.
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Madonna of the Trail. Madonna of the Trail
The Madonna of the Trail is a stony-faced pioneer Mom, in long skirt and bonnet, strutting westward with an infant in her arms. Report...

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Madonna of the Trail. Madonna of the Trail

In keeping with Albuquerque's increased focus on water conservation, the small park where the Madonna of the Trail statue stands is currently being "xeriscaped." All of the grass has been dug out and the grounds are being landscaped with drought-tolerant xeric plants. The statue faces west, and is difficult to photograph in the morning when looking into the rising sun.

[Gary Epperson, 10/12/2012]

Facing west, eager to get away from all that xeriscapification.

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