US Army Corps of Engineers
Albuquerque District

These photos were submitted in the 2015 annual District Photo Drive. All photos were taken by District employees. To view more photos of District projects, events and people,click here to visit our Flickr site!

And the Winners are...

CONCHAS LAKE, N.M. – Photo of a sunset taken on the north side of the lake. Just as the sun was about to go down, it cast beautiful shades of pink and purple on the water. Photo by Nadine Carter, June 26, 2015.
ABIQUIU LAKE, N.M. – The end of a rainbow is seen at Abiquiu Lake. The photo was taken from the Rianna Campground at the lake, Sept. 15, 2015. Photo by Austin Kuhlman.
ABIQUIU DAM, N.M. – Fall colors are seen in the Rio Chama Recreation Area along the Rio Chama, Sept. 1, 2015. Photo by Austin Kuhlman.
SANTA CLARA PUEBLO, N.M. – Water flows over the partially-constructed “structure 1” July 30, 2015. The structure is part of the advanced measures the District is building to help protect the Pueblo from flash flooding. Photo by Mike Goodrich.

2015 Photo Drive Entries

SANTA ROSA, N.M., -- Snow blankets the area around the dam, Jan. 22, 2015. Photo by Gary Cordova.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Middle Rio Grande project as seen from a hot air balloon, Oct. 2, 2015. The photographer is looking south along the Rio Grande from north of the Alameda Bridge. Photo by Joan Coffing.
ABIQUIU LAKE, N.M. – View of Cerro Pedernal from a boat in the lake. Photo by Richard Banker, Oct. 1, 2015.
ABIQUIU LAKE, N.M. – Fall colors below Abiquiu Dam. Photo by Jeremy Decker, Oct. 28, 2015.
ABIQUIU LAKE, N.M. – Cerro Pedernal reflects in Abiquiu Lake. Photo by Jeremy Decker, Oct. 28, 2015.
SANTA ROSA, N.M. – Track Hoe Operations. Photo by Gary Cordova, March 8, 2015.
CONCHAS LAKE, N.M. – A boater on the lake near the Boy Scout/Cove campground area, June 26, 2015. Photo by Nadine Carter.
SANTA ROSA LAKE, N.M. – A bald eagle perches in a tree in the Horseshoe Bend area of the lake, Feb. 10, 2015. Photo by Paul Sanchez.
SANTA CLARA PUEBLO, N.M. – One of the check structures under construction in Santa Clara Canyon. The structure will help reduce the risk of flooding from rain falling on the Los Conchas burn scar in the canyon to the pueblo downstream. Photo by Jeff Daniels, June 2, 2015.
SANTA CLARA PUEBLO, N.M. – One of the check structures under construction in Santa Clara Canyon. The structure will help reduce the risk of flooding from rain falling on the Los Conchas burn scar in the canyon to the pueblo downstream. Photo by Jeff Daniels, July 6, 2015.
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – A construction crew works on the asphalt of a base road. Photo by Nate Weander, Sept. 12, 2015.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – ProjectWise training for District employees took place June 16, 2015. Photo by Paul Rebarchik.
SANTA ROSA LAKE, N.M. – The tower at the lake is seen in this 2015 photo drive entry, June 21, 2015. Photo by Rowena Sanchez.
CONCHAS LAKE, N.M. – The beginning of a huge storm moving into the area, June 1, 2015, as seen from atop Conchas Dam. Hooverville has not yet received any rain but Big Mesa is already being hit with rain. Photo by Valerie Mavis.
CONCHAS DAM, N.M. – The South side boat ramp area right after a sudden rain storm, July 25, 2015. Photo by Nadine Carter.

2015 Photo Drive Entries

SANTA ROSA LAKE, N.M. – A rainbow is seen behind the control tower at the Santa Rosa Lake Project, Oct. 22, 2015. Photo by Paul Sanchez.
ABIQUIU LAKE, N.M. – View of Cerro Pedernal from the campsite at the lake, Oct. 1, 2015. Photo by Richard Banker.
ABIQUIU LAKE, N.M. – Boating at Abiquiu Lake. Photo by Richard Banker, Oct. 1, 2015.
CONCHAS DAM, N.M. – The North pier house on the dam with stormy skies above, June 1, 2015. Photo by Valerie Mavis.
CONCHAS LAKE, N.M. – Lake visitors in their boat with their mascot Sasha the swan, Sept. 6, 2015. Sasha has her ski flag and life jacket on. Sasha has been visiting the lake all summer. Photo by Valerie Mavis.
PUEBLO, Colo. – The confluence of Fountain Creek and the Arkansas River. Fountain Creek is on the right; the Arkansas River is on the left. Fountain Creek flows into the Arkansas below Pueblo Reservoir. Photo by Amy Louise, June 17, 2015.
SANTA ROSA LAKE, N.M. – A bald eagle soars over the horseshoe bend area of the lake, Feb. 10, 2015. Photo by Paul Sanchez.
ROSWELL, N.M. – Construction of an erosion channel at the District’s Two River’s project outside Roswell. Photo by Gary Cordova, March 8, 2015.
SANTA CLARA PUEBLO, N.M. – One of the check structures under construction in Santa Clara Canyon. The structure will help reduce the risk of flooding from rain falling on the Los Conchas burn scar in the canyon to the pueblo downstream. Photo by Jeff Daniels, June 9, 2015.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Revit MEP Fundamentals training for District employees, Aug. 25, 2015. Photo by Paul Rebarchik.
SANTA CLARA PUEBLO, N.M. – Water flows over the partially-constructed “structure 2” July 30, 2015. The structure is part of the advanced measures the District is building to help protect the Pueblo from flash flooding. Photo by Mike Goodrich.
FORT WINGATE, N.M. – The controlled detonation of an M66A1, 2000-pound explosive bomb of the World War II-era, May 20, 2015. Photo by Henry Domme.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Two District employees share information at their table at the 2015 District Wellness Fair, May 21, 2015. Photo by Paul Rebarchik.
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – The installation of polyisocyanurate insulation on a building on base, Sept. 28, 2015. Photo by James Vigil.
SANTA ROSA, N.M. – Winter weather covers the road to Santa Rosa Dam, Jan. 22, 2015. Photo by Rowena Sanchez.
SANTA ROSA LAKE, N.M. – Sunrise at Santa Rosa Dam, Aug. 17, 2015. Photo by Rowena Sanchez.