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A Weather Balloon That Either Was or Wasn’t

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/16Oct19-Roswell-Flying-Saucer-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s a story over seventy years old, yet a story still talked about today.  In fact, it even had its…

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A Hoax…Or Reality?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/15Oct19-Roswell-Flying-Saucer-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today you’ll hear from Glenn Dennis a man who’s story you may believe or perhaps you’ll think it’s all a…

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An Unusual News Release

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/14Oct19-Roswell-Flying-Saucer-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The military issues press releases all of the time, but this one was certainly unique and still stirs controversy today. …

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Fire In the Form of Vegetables

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/03Oct17-Hatch-Chile.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you play with fire your liable to get burned.  But on Jim Lidle’s farm, fire is what they grow. …

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Shipping Bricks

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/10/18Nov16-Vernal-Bank-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you need to ship 40 tons of bricks, you of course use…parcel post.  That’s what one man did to…

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The Very Large Array

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/10/08Nov16-VLA-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In the early 1980s this flat, desolate rangeland saw a major change.  Now it is not only home to herds…

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Seeing Light Years Away

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/10/07Nov16-VLA-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Being able to see far ahead helps one plan for the future.  Here on the barren plains of New Mexico…

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Angel Fire

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/03Feb16-Angel-Fire-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)My in-laws had been telling me about a place called Angel Fire for many years.  They make an annual trip…

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Doc Westfall’s War Memorial

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/02Feb16-Angel-Fire-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:04 — 2.1MB)When Doc Westfall lost a son to the Vietnam War, the event changed his plans for the future.  His new…

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Rancher Turned Veterans Memorial

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/01Feb16-Angel-Fire-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Westfalls had dreams of a ranch resort where they could retire.  Then tragedy struck and the plans for the…

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The Capulin Volcano

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/08Sep15-Capulin-Volcano-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Many people traveling in northeast New Mexico pass this site and fail to realize the historical significance and the amazing…

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Inside the Volcano Crater

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/07Sep15-Capulin-Volcano-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Which state has the most volcanoes?  The answer will most likely surprise you.  We’ll head to the crater…

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A Mine Under the Museum Floor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/04/16May14-Uranium-Mine-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)It’s a museum with its mine underneath the floor – an unusual, but effective idea on promoting the industry that…

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A Different Mineral in a Mine

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/04/15May14-Uranium-Mine-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)Many mining booms begin quite by chance. That was the case about 100 miles west of Albuquerque. However, the mineral…

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A Hotel Icon Still Serving Travelers Today

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/04/25Apr14-El-Rancho-Hotel-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)The movie stars are gone, but the legends still abound, including the story one celebrity who rode his horse into…

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A Hotel for Movie Stars

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/04/24Apr14-El-Rancho-Hotel-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)It was built to house movie stars. A hotel in western New Mexico where celebrities could catch some rest and…

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Hatch Chili

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Hatch-Chili-2009.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.4MB) If you play with fire you’re liable to get burned. But on Jim Lidle’s farm, fire is what they…

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