Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Paisano Protests Closing of Crossing.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Elaine D. Briseno Journal Staff Writer

Gov. Wants Signals, Guard Installed at Site

The governor of Sandia Pueblo has sent a letter to Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad protesting the company's intention to close a crossing on June 27 where two teens were killed recently.

Gov. Stuwart Paisano instead requests that the company install warning signals and a crossing guard at North Farm Road. Paisano has said the closing would create a burden for farmers who use pueblo fields on the east side of the railroad tracks. He said farmers with heavy machinery and equipment will have to travel three miles out of the way to access their properties.

North Farm Road is just off N. …

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