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.

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Recommended Citation:

  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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