Folsom Museum Gift Shop

Books ~ Shelf 1

The Folsom Museum is proud to offer a variety of historical and informational books.  Most of these are pertinent to the area and cover such topics as Folsom Man, George McJunkin, Black Jack Ketchum, arrowheads, and New Mexico history.



Doherty Mercantile
photographer unknown

~ The Folsom, New Mexico Story ~
and a Pictorial Review

An informative little book!

Mary Laurine (Owen) Doherty
Emma (Hardesty) Adams
1976

Paperback, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 32 pages

Price: $3.00 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ No Tears for Black Jack Ketchum ~

One of New Mexico's most notorious bandits unmasked!  Black Jack is the only man to ever be hung for train robbery in the United States -- and he robbed that train at Folsom!

F. Stanley, 1958

Paperback, 6" x 9", 148 pages

Price: $28.95 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ The Branson Story ~

Branson is a little community just over the state line in Colorado -- right across Toll Gate pass.

Richard Louden, 1999

Paperback, 5-1/2" x 8-1/4", 88 pages

Price: $10.00 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ Basil (Bill Metcalf) and His Toll Gate ~

A little pamphlet which chronicles the man who blazed his own trail -- and then charged to use it!

Morris F. Taylor, publishing date unknown

Pamphlet, 5-1/4" x 8-1/2", 3-1/3 pages

Price: $1.00 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ Festus and the Missing Bag of Feed ~

Children's illustrated books from a local author and owner of Folsom Falls Longhorn Ranch.  A delight!

Fred Balmer, 2001
Kristene Newcomb, illustrator

Paperback, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 26 pages

Price: $7.00 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ Festus and His New Job ~

Children's illustrated books from a local author and owner of Folsom Falls Longhorn Ranch.  A delight!

Fred Balmer, 2001
Kristene Newcomb, illustrator

Paperback, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 26 pages

Price: $7.00 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ Festus and the Monster ~

Children's illustrated books from a local author and owner of Folsom Falls Longhorn Ranch.  A delight!

Fred Balmer, 2001
Kristene Newcomb, illustrator

Paperback, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 27 pages

Price: $7.00 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ Festus and the Hole in the Fence Gang ~

Children's illustrated books from a local author and owner of Folsom Falls Longhorn Ranch.  A delight!

Fred Balmer, 2001
Kristene Newcomb, illustrator

Paperback, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 33 pages

Price: $7.00 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ LONGHORNS and SHORT TALES ~

Funny little anecdotes and stories from a local author and owner of Folsom Falls Longhorn Ranch.  Great gift!

Fred Balmer, 2001
Kristene Newcomb, illustrator

Paperback, 8-1/2" x 5-1/2", 67 pages

Price: $7.00 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ Old Route 66 Through New Mexico ~

Lotsa pictures!

Leslie H. (Bob) Mead, 2001

Paperback, 6-3/4" x 9-3/4", 115 pages

Price: $22.00 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ Tastes from the Country ~

One of our best sellers -- country recipes for country folks and city folks alike!

Raton Family, Community & Education Club,  2001

Hardback, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 208 pages

Price: $14.00 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ Get That Gate! ~

Recollections and short stories from days gone by, as author Leslie H. (Bob) Mead describes his wanderings through life and the 'school of hard knocks'.

Leslie H. (Bob) Mead,  2006
Joanne M. Mead, illustrator

Paperback, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 143 pages

Price: $10.00 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ Arrowheads & Stone Artifacts ~

A practical guide for the amateur archaeologist.

C.G. Yeager, 1986, 2000 (2nd edition)

Paperback, 5-1/2" x 8-1/2", 218 pages

Price: $16.95 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ From Martyrs to Murderers ~

The old southwest's saints, sinners, & scalawags.  Which are you?

Jacqueline Meketa, 1993

Hardback, 5-3/4" x 9", 213 pages

Price: $18.95 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ Cave Man (Cro-Magnon) ~

An educational read & color book.

Linda Spizzirri, editor
Peter M. Spizzirri, illustrator
1984

Paperback, 8-1/2" x 11", 31 pages

Price: $2.50 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum

~ Southeast Indians ~

An educational read & color book.

Linda Spizzirri, editor
Peter M. Spizzirri, illustrator
1985

Paperback, 8-1/2" x 11", 31 pages

Price: $2.50 each  >>click here to order

all proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum