Mesa Mechoqueachi

Mesa , Chihuahua

Mexico

Mesa Mechoqueachi

2014 - Copper Canyon - Cusarare - Bean Harvest At our lunch stop at at the  Hacienda half way between Batopilas and Creel, the owners had harvested, cleaned and were weighing these beans.
They mentioned the type of bean but ----

The hanging scale is a Hanson Model K842G.  Ones in worse shape than this one are asking up to $150 US on eBay.

HANSON SCALES:
The Hanson Brothers Model number 842 is a two revolution spring scale with an 8" diameter dial with a capacity of 34, 35, 36 or 38 pounds. It could be ordered from their 1930s catalog with a choice of 6 different hanging pans. These scales sold for $4.00-4.60 depending on the chosen pan.

Part of Taylor Precision Products was the Hanson Scale Company. In 1888, the Hanson Scale Company was founded in Chicago, IL, making light industrial scales. The small workshop gradually grew through the years, continuing with its “design for customers” mantra. In order to save costs plus establish a European base, Hanson set up a manufacturing plant in Ireland. The Hanson name became and still is a very key and important brand in the UK market.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Cusarare - Bean Harvest Credit: Ted's photos - Returns mid April

Mesa Mechoqueachi is a prominent mesa located in Chihuahua, Mexico. It is situated within the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range and rises to a height of approximately 2,100 meters above sea level. The mesa is part of a larger geological formation known as the Copper Canyon system, which is a series of canyons and mesas that stretch over a vast area of northern Mexico.

Mesa Mechoqueachi is characterized by its steep cliffs and rugged terrain, which make it an ideal destination for rock climbers and hikers. The mesa is also home to a variety of unique plant and animal species, including cacti, pine trees, and various types of birds and mammals.

The area surrounding Mesa Mechoqueachi has a rich cultural history, with evidence of human habitation dating back thousands of years. The indigenous Tarahumara people have lived in the region for centuries and have a deep spiritual connection to the land. They continue to maintain their traditional way of life, which includes agriculture, hunting, and weaving.

Today, Mesa Mechoqueachi is a popular tourist attraction, drawing visitors from around the world who come to experience the stunning natural beauty of the area and learn about its rich cultural heritage.

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2014 - Copper Canyon - Cusarare - Bean Harvest At our lunch stop at at the  Hacienda half way between Batopilas and Creel, the owners had harvested, cleaned and were weighing these beans.
They mentioned the type of bean but ----

The hanging scale is a Hanson Model K842G.  Ones in worse shape than this one are asking up to $150 US on eBay.

HANSON SCALES:
The Hanson Brothers Model number 842 is a two revolution spring scale with an 8" diameter dial with a capacity of 34, 35, 36 or 38 pounds. It could be ordered from their 1930s catalog with a choice of 6 different hanging pans. These scales sold for $4.00-4.60 depending on the chosen pan.

Part of Taylor Precision Products was the Hanson Scale Company. In 1888, the Hanson Scale Company was founded in Chicago, IL, making light industrial scales. The small workshop gradually grew through the years, continuing with its “design for customers” mantra. In order to save costs plus establish a European base, Hanson set up a manufacturing plant in Ireland. The Hanson name became and still is a very key and important brand in the UK market.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Cusarare - Bean Harvest
At our lunch stop at at the Hacienda half way between Batopilas and Creel, the owners had harvested, cleaned and were weighing these beans. They mentioned the type of bean but ---- The hanging scale is a Hanson Model K842G. Ones in worse shape than this one are asking up to $150 US on eBay. HANSON SCALES: The Hanson Brothers Model number 842 is a two revolution spring scale with an 8" diameter dial with a capacity of 34, 35, 36 or 38 pounds. It could be ordered from their 1930s catalog with a choice of 6 different hanging pans. These scales sold for $4.00-4.60 depending on the chosen pan. Part of Taylor Precision Products was the Hanson Scale Company. In 1888, the Hanson Scale Company was founded in Chicago, IL, making light industrial scales. The small workshop gradually grew through the years, continuing with its “design for customers” mantra. In order to save costs plus establish a European base, Hanson set up a manufacturing plant in Ireland. The Hanson name became and still is a very key and important brand in the UK market.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Cusarare - Drying Corn On the return trip to Creel Chihuahua from  Batopilas we stopped for lunch in the same Hacienda we stopped at on the way in.  There was a pile of corn set out in the sun to dry and this is it. Corn is a major staple in the Tarahumara diet.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Cusarare - Drying Corn
On the return trip to Creel Chihuahua from Batopilas we stopped for lunch in the same Hacienda we stopped at on the way in. There was a pile of corn set out in the sun to dry and this is it. Corn is a major staple in the Tarahumara diet.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Batopilas Canyon 2 of 2 Approximately half way up the switchback section of the road out of Batopilas Canyon, our ride (The Suburban) pulled off at this viewpoint to wait for the van with the other 8 guests to catch up.  This is the last of the Canyon photos.

HFF.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Batopilas Canyon 2 of 2
Approximately half way up the switchback section of the road out of Batopilas Canyon, our ride (The Suburban) pulled off at this viewpoint to wait for the van with the other 8 guests to catch up. This is the last of the Canyon photos. HFF.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Batopilas - Road Closed Oops.  A snag in the ride down to the bottom of the Copper Canyon and the Batopilas River bed.  The road is closed.  Fortunately the delay was only 25 minutes (not Mexican minutes) and we were on our way.  The man on the catepilar pushed some more dirt and rocks off the hill side and then cleared a path for the waiting vehicles.

Next stop will be the Pueblo Magico town of Batopilas Chihuahua.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Batopilas - Road Closed
Oops. A snag in the ride down to the bottom of the Copper Canyon and the Batopilas River bed. The road is closed. Fortunately the delay was only 25 minutes (not Mexican minutes) and we were on our way. The man on the catepilar pushed some more dirt and rocks off the hill side and then cleared a path for the waiting vehicles. Next stop will be the Pueblo Magico town of Batopilas Chihuahua.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Batopilas - Wedding Cake While stopped on the road down to the Batopilas River bed at the bottom of the Copper Canyon, our tour guide pointed out this rock formation across the valley that is affectionately name the "Wedding Cake" for its tier like structure.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Batopilas - Wedding Cake
While stopped on the road down to the Batopilas River bed at the bottom of the Copper Canyon, our tour guide pointed out this rock formation across the valley that is affectionately name the "Wedding Cake" for its tier like structure.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Creel - His & Hers OK you tour group persons, this is your last chance to go before we head down hill to the bottom of the Copper Canyon.  So use this or go find a tree.

Note the coal oil lamps ready for night use.  Must have to bring your own globe and probably TP.

Marsha would be aghast!
2014 - Copper Canyon - Creel - His & Hers
OK you tour group persons, this is your last chance to go before we head down hill to the bottom of the Copper Canyon. So use this or go find a tree. Note the coal oil lamps ready for night use. Must have to bring your own globe and probably TP. Marsha would be aghast!
2014 - Copper Canyon - Creel - Lunch Break The fourth stop on our trip to the bottom of the Copper canyon was lunch at a roadside Hacienda.  The tour guide arranged for sandwiches, fresh fruit and veggies at the hotel prior to leaving Creel in the morning.

Nice touch, good food, linen service, wine glasses but no wine.  Whine!!

This would be out complete tour group of 12 plus tour guide Rob - second from the rear on the right side with the ball cap.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Creel - Lunch Break
The fourth stop on our trip to the bottom of the Copper canyon was lunch at a roadside Hacienda. The tour guide arranged for sandwiches, fresh fruit and veggies at the hotel prior to leaving Creel in the morning. Nice touch, good food, linen service, wine glasses but no wine. Whine!! This would be out complete tour group of 12 plus tour guide Rob - second from the rear on the right side with the ball cap.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Creel - Hacienda The fourth stop on our trip to Batopilas at the bottom of the Copper Canyon was for lunch.
The vehicles pulled into this roadside "Hacienda" about 11:30.  It is owned by one of the drivers in-laws.  Its in the middle of no place but the surrounding scenery is gorgeous.  The reason the home exists in this location is access to water.
 
So the drivers pulled out the fixing for a country style banquet.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Creel - Hacienda
The fourth stop on our trip to Batopilas at the bottom of the Copper Canyon was for lunch. The vehicles pulled into this roadside "Hacienda" about 11:30. It is owned by one of the drivers in-laws. Its in the middle of no place but the surrounding scenery is gorgeous. The reason the home exists in this location is access to water. So the drivers pulled out the fixing for a country style banquet.
Campo cerca de Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico Campo cerca de Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Campo cerca de Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Campo cerca de Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Riverbed - Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico Riverbed - Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Riverbed - Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Riverbed - Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre - Copper Canyon, Chihuahua, Mexico Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre - Copper Canyon, Chihuahua, Mexico
Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Río en el camino entre La Bufa & Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Humphrey’s Grasshopper (Barytettix humphreysii) - Chapulín; camino entre La Bufa y Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico Humphrey’s Grasshopper (Barytettix humphreysii) - that's my best guess anyway, the femur colors are different from what I've seen before - Chapulín; camino entre La Bufa y Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Humphrey’s Grasshopper (Barytettix humphreysii) - Chapulín; camino entre La Bufa y Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Humphrey’s Grasshopper (Barytettix humphreysii) - that's my best guess anyway, the femur colors are different from what I've seen before - Chapulín; camino entre La Bufa y Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Copper Canyon roads - Caminos de  Barranca del Cobre,  Chihuahua, Mexico Camino entre La Bufa y Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Copper Canyon roads - Caminos de Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Camino entre La Bufa y Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Copper Canyon walls - Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico Camino entre La Bufa y Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Copper Canyon walls - Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Camino entre La Bufa y Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Copper Canyon view - Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico Copper Canyon view - Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Copper Canyon view - Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Copper Canyon view - Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Copper Canyon roads - Caminos de  Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico Camino entre La Bufa y Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Copper Canyon roads - Caminos de Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
Camino entre La Bufa y Samachique, Barranca del Cobre, Chihuahua, Mexico
2014 - Copper Canyon - Batopilas River The road ahead on the way to Batopilas at the bottom of the Copper Canyon in the state of Chihuahua Mexico.
The road at the lower end of the trip, about 16 km worth, is being upgraded.  In the meantime we will have to navigate the construction zone, down to the temporary bridge to cross the Batopilas River and then snake our way long the canyon road across the top of the photo.  The upgrade will add a bridge around the corner to eliminate this switchback.
2014 - Copper Canyon - Batopilas River
The road ahead on the way to Batopilas at the bottom of the Copper Canyon in the state of Chihuahua Mexico. The road at the lower end of the trip, about 16 km worth, is being upgraded. In the meantime we will have to navigate the construction zone, down to the temporary bridge to cross the Batopilas River and then snake our way long the canyon road across the top of the photo. The upgrade will add a bridge around the corner to eliminate this switchback.
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Mesa Mechoqueachi is a mesa in Chihuahua, Mexico. It has an elevation of 2418 meters above sea level. It is also known as Mesa Mechoqueachi. Information correct as at Tuesday 8th April 2014.

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