Louisa Aragon – Moly Mine Childhood

In this segment of in the Voices de Aquí series, Louisa Aragon shares memories of her childhood experiences living with her family in “company housing” near the Moly Mine between Questa and Red River, near Columbine Canyon.

Thank you Louisa Aragon, for sharing these memories of your childhood and family; it is a gift to those listening now and in the future. Your memories add to our understanding and appreciation of the history and heritage of Questa.

This story was recorded at the Questa Youth Center during a meeting of the Questa Quilters Guild on Novermber 13, 2019; recording and editing by Claire Coté. Learn more about Questa Quilters Guild HERE.

This summer, we’re listening together to the voices of our neighbors; every week we share a different short story from our community with Voices de Aquí. Join us for the short broadcasts at Questa Farmers Market on Sundays or here, on our website.

Huge thanks to our collaborators at Questa Farmers Market, Gaea McGahee and all the musicians at the market for allowing us to plug into their sound system to broadcast the Voices de Aquí weekly segments.

We are also grateful to our funders! Voices de Aquí is made possible by support from the LANL Foundation Community Outreach Grant, Chevron Grants for Good and Taos Community Foundation IMPACT Grant.