San Luis Church San Luis may not be a ghost town, but it’s aspiring by all indications. Luckily, it’s close enough to Cuba, NM to hang onto life, unlike the other ghost towns down the road. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, churches, clouds, crosses, flat, storms... “12-8-1914” Solvent pumping buildings, designed to explode upwards rather than outwards in an emergency, are forgotten near the milkweed. Officers got houses and the honor of living near other officers. They call it Officer’s Row. A sign of where man met machine. The whole smelter ran on gravity… elevating the various raw materials and working with them until at the bottom of the furnace, copper poured out. This elevator was built in 1922 and was used until the passing rails were removed in the mid-1970s. In a now-demolished building, a skylight begins to separate. The power pulley that ran air compressors straight off of the steam plant’s axel. A huge vent looks like it built in a hurry. There was actually very little in the way of bits of machinery left over… I am guessing almost anything of value was scrapped in the 1990s.