Could there be a crusty 82-year-old cattleman who didn’t budge an inch when the federal
government demanded 27,000 acres of his land? Could there be a mountain range more famous for what’s inside than what’s outside? Could there be a second capitol building that was never officially the capitol, but was unofficially the capitol for eight years, two years longer than the third capitol, which was officially the capitol? Confused? It will all become clearer after we take a look at these and other stories, each of which has a decidedly New Mexican twist—odd and strange tales that could happen Only in New Mexico.