The Las Cruces Railroad Museum hosts a free Brown Bag Lecture at 12pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. On September 11, Alamogordo author Donna Milburn will present “The Train That Brought Us Here.”
Milburn moved to Alamogordo, New Mexico, in 1946. She became an active member of the Tularosa Basin Historical Society where she is currently serving as a board member, and is also a docent at the Tularosa Basin Museum of History.
Her first book, “The Train that Brought Us Here,” explores the building of the railroad across the Tularosa Basin. She has also published a book about a local murder, “Murder at the Mortuary,” and is currently working on a third book.
The museum is located at 351 N. Mesilla Street and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 4:30pm and Saturday 9am to 4:30pm. For additional information, visit the website at: http://las-cruces.org/museums or call (575) 528-3444.