The Lux Theatre in Grants is still standing, despite
being closed. The marquee on the facade is still intact.
Clovis, NM Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
To the far right, the State Theatre looks like a freshly minted theatre
along the main drag of town.
Farmington, NM Photo courtesy Tony Craig
Here's the Totah Theatre in Farmington, NM. The name
Totah is what the Navajos call Farmington.
Aztec, NM Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
Between Durango, CO and Farmington, NM is a small town called Aztec.
Located in the downtown area is the Aztec Theatre and
its fancy marquee. This town is best known for the Aztec Indian ruins
El Raton Theatre
Raton, NM Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
The El Raton Theatre in Raton, NM has been in existence for over 70 years. Unfortunately, the theatre closed its doors in 2006 and has not reopened as of now. 07-07
(Far left) A look at the "castle" look of the theatre
(Near left) A close-up of the neon marquee
UPDATE 05/08 : The El Raton Theatre in downtown Raton, NM has been purchased, and was slated to be re-opened on May 23, 2008.
According to the April 22, 2008 edition of The Raton Range, new owners Kerry and Kristie Medina, Ted and Traci Kam, and Neil and Donna Emiro, became the new owners of the El Raton Theatre after the sale was completed in mid-April. The theatre was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in January 2007. Many thanks to Neil V. Emiro for update. 05-08
Tucumcari, NM Photo courtesy Larry Glass
Here's a shot of the Odeon Theatre, which is located near
Route 66 in Tucumcari, NM. This theatre is still open for movies. Check out the neon blade sign on the side of the old theatre. 03-08
Las Vegas, NM Photo courtesy Larry Glass
The Serf Theatre in Las Vegas, NM was built in the 1930's. This theatre is now closed for business. 03-08