The Lost Padre Mine and the Organ Mining District
T. E. Kelly


In recent years one of the most colorful characters to take his place in New Mexico history is that of Milton E. (Doc) Noss—a 10th-grade educated chiropodist, bail jumper, former "bone setter" at Carrie Tingley Hospital at Hot Springs, and subsequent murder victim, Noss was either a great discoverer or an infamous con man.


  1. Kelly, T. E., 1975, The Lost Padre Mine and the Organ Mining District, in: Las Cruces Country, Seager, William R.; Clemons, Russell E.; Callender, Jonathan F., New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook, 26th Field Conference, pp. 163-165.

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