Terror Town, Playas, New Mexico

Explosions, mock assaults mark the debut of training site in Playas
100 3656  Blackhawk helicopter leaving after dropping off anti-terrorist team. 100 3694  Anti-terrorist team removes terrorist from home. 100 3652  Blackhawk helicopters landing to deposit anti-terroist team. 100 3665  Team removing terrorist. Yvonne Manzano, Associate Director of Facilities Management, NMT 100 3668  Melissa Jaramillo-Fleming Vice President for Student and University Relations/ Dean of Students, NMT 100 3672  Melissa Jaramillo-Fleming Vice President for Student and University Relations/ Dean of Students, NMT
100 3684  Robot and bomb expert checking the house for explosives. 100 3686  Robot and bomb expert checking the house for explosives. 100 3666  Team removing terrorist. 100 3675  Team removing terrorist. 100 3678  Team removing terrorist. 100 3670  Team removing terrorist.
100 3673  Team removing terrorist. 100 3693  Anti-terrorist team approaching bus. 100 3695  Anti-terrorist team loading terrorist into van. 100 3690  Anti-terrorist team approaching bus. 100 3692  Anti-terrorist team approaching bus. 100 3701  Blackhawk helicopter leaving after dropping off anti-terrorist team.
100 3700  Blackhawk helicopter leaving after dropping off anti-terrorist team. 100 3702  Blackhawk helicopter leaving after dropping off anti-terrorist team. 100 3703  Blackhawk helicopter leaving after dropping off anti-terrorist team. 100 3704  Blackhawk helicopter leaving after dropping off anti-terrorist team. Picture 1206  Visitors on opening day watching anti-terrorist activities. 100 3715  Reporter standing in front of a camera making a report on the Playas opening day. After the reporter did the interview on camera she was speaking Russian to the photographer. I suspect the opening of the Playas anti-terrorist center had world wide exposure.
Picture 1207  Reporter standing in front of a camera making a report on the Playas opening day. After the reporter did the interview on camera she was speaking Russian to the photographer. I suspect the opening of the Playas anti-terrorist center had world wide exposure. Picture 1221 Picture 1277  David Manzano talking with Representative Steve Pearce Picture 1278  David Manzano talking with Representative Steve Pearce. 100 3636 100 3648
Picture 1282  Dana Manzano,Yvonne Manzano (Associate Director of Facalities N.M.T.), Marie Garcia Shaffner (Superintendent  of Belen School District, Belen, New Mexico). 100 3637  Yvonne Manzano (Associate Director of Facalities N.M.T.), Dana Manzano, , Marie Garcia Shaffner (Superintendent  of Belen School District, Belen, New Mexico). Picture 1281  Dana Manzano, Yvonne Manzano  (Associate Director of Facalities N.M.T.), Marie Garcia Shaffner (Superintendent  of Belen School District, Belen, New Mexico). Debbie Olguin Picture 1287  Estella Green and Gail Jones Picture 1288  Estella Green and Gail Jones Picture 1284  Dana Manzano, Marie Garcia Shaffner ((Superintendent of Schools Belen, New Mexico), Debbie Olguin.
Picture 1276  Representative Steve Pearce , David Manzano, Dana Manzano Picture 1275  Representative Steve Pearce speaking to 150 guests at the opening of the anti terrorism center in Playas Picture 1272  Senator Pete Domenici speaking to 150 guests at the opening of the anti terrorism center in Playas Picture 1215 Picture 1241  Daniel Manzano Picture 1254
Picture 1256  Yvonne Manzano (Associate Director of Facalities N.M.T.),  Marie Garcia Shaffner (Superintendent  of Belen School District, Belen, New Mexico). img026 img027 img028 Picture 0848  About 90 employees worked for Playas Training and Research Facility, an affiliate of NMT's Energetic Materials Research and Test Center (EMRTC), until June of 2012, when all but a skeleton crew were laid off. Currently, it is used by contractors and not staffed full-time by EMRTC. Picture 0849  Central plaza Playas, New Mexico.
Picture 0850  Central plaza Playas, New Mexico. Picture 0851  Central plaza Playas, New Mexico. Picture 0852  Central plaza Playas, New Mexico. Picture 0853  Phelps Dodge Mercantile store. Central plaza Playas, New Mexico. 000 0008  Playas bank building. 000 0011  Central plaza Playas, New Mexico
000 0010  Bank building in the central plaza of Playas. 000 0009  Bank building in the central plaza of Playas. 000 0012  The Copper Pins bowling alley, fitness center and grill. 000 0013  This was the largest of the Playas 270 rental homes and was used by the Director of the Playas town and copper smelter. 000 0014  This was the largest of the Playas 270 rental homes and was used by the Director of the Playas town and copper smelter. 000 0015  This was the largest of the Playas 270 rental homes and was used by the Director of the Playas town and copper smelter.
000 0016  This was the largest of the Playas 270 rental homes and was used by the Director of the Playas town and copper smelter. 100 0979  A view of the Playas rental homes. 100 0980  Rental house Playas , New Mexico. 100 0981  Rental house Playas , New Mexico. 100 0982  Rental house Playas , New Mexico. 100 0983  Rental houses Playas , New Mexico.
100 0984  This was the largest of the Playas 270 rental homes and was used by the Director of the Playas town and copper Smelter.iew of the two largest Playas rental homes. 100 0985  New Mexico Tech Chief of Police,  Louis Latasa entering the  Copper Pins, bowling alley and fitness center.There was also a grill in the Copper Pins. The police chief was setting up security for  Playas. 100 0986  New Mexico Tech Chief of Police,  Louis Latasa entering the  Copper Pins, bowling alley and fitness center.There was also a grill in the Copper Pins. The police chief was setting up security for  Playas. 100 0987  Central Plaza of Playas, New Mexico. 100 0988  Central Plaza of Playas, New Mexico. 100 0989  Central Plaza of Playas, New Mexico.
100 0990  Central Plaza of Playas, New Mexico. 100 0991  Central Plaza of Playas, New Mexico. 100 0992  Central Plaza of Playas, New Mexico. 100 0993  Central Plaza of Playas, New Mexico. 100 0994  Central Plaza of Playas, New Mexico. 100 0995  Central Plaza of Playas, New Mexico.
100 0997  Central plaza of Playas, New Mexico. The maintenance facility is the steel building in the center of the photo. 100 0998  Part of the maintenance facility of Playas, New Mexico. 100 0999  Central plaza of Playas, New Mexico. 100 1000  Entrance to the  central plaza of Playas, New Mexico. 100 1001  Two of the church buildings in Playas . The church with the red roof is the St. Augustine Catholic Church. 100 1004  Entrance to the town of Playas. HIgh voltage power lines and the railroad tracks to the copper smelter 12 miles south.
100 1006  The railroad tracks to the smelter 12 miles south of Playas.. 100 2857  Hidalgo Copper Smelter operation 12 miles south of Playas, New Mexico. The smoke stack is 800 feet tall. Picture 0846  Hidalgo Copper Smelter operation 12 miles south of Playas, New Mexico Picture 0847  Hidalgo Copper Smelter operation 12 miles south of Playas, New Mexico The smoke stack is 800 feet tall. 2T0A8761 (2) 2T0A8762.1