Bland images, with accompanying captions, used with permission from files of Sandoval County Historical Society.
Story used with permission from Sandoval County Historical Society. Thomas Harry Jenks, mining engineer, mine owner, geologist and English gentleman. Photo taken by Brunel Studios. Photo courtesy of Jenks Estate. Harry, as he liked to be called, became interested in Bland as early as 1896, though his father, William Jenks, … More Thomas Harry Jenks
By Fritz Thompson, Albuquerque Journal Magazine, November 21, 1978 Effie Jenks is sitting in one of those austere dinette chairs, all chrome and vinyl, fretting about a missing bottom button on her blouse and trying to shield it from a photographer across the room. It is a warm autumn … More Effie:The Harvey Girl Who Owned a Ghost Town