Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Sunrise photos 4, Elephant Butte Lake, RGSC, 2005-09-18

1930: Boats zoom off toward the south. Viento Bueno at left. Kettletop Mesa in center background behind a boat. Sunrise Regatta II, September 18, 2005, at Elephant Butte Lake State Park in south-central New Mexico. When full, the lake holds 2,000,000 acre feet of water and has 40,000 surface acres. The lake is home to the Rio Grande Sailing Club, which hosts a year-round schedule of regattas and other events, especially during fall and spring. RGSC, PO Box 13953, Albuquerque, NM 87192, http://www.rgsc.org .

1934: Catalina 25 roars along in a strong breeze at the Sunrise Regatta II at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, in the northern part of the near south of Monticello Point.

1941: Was it a bird, was it a plane, was it Buck Rogers' rocket ship ... nah, nothing that slow; here comes 22 Skiddoo, just starting some serious acceleration.


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