ELOY – Sometimes, a legend is to good to let die, even though there’s nothing to support it as truth. One of them is the story of how Eloy got its name.
PATAGONIA — Near a small jog in the pavement south of Patagonia, cars pull into a small area where a set of cement stairs leads to a small shrine carved into a large rock. Several candles surround the religious statues inside the grotto. They flicker day and night, illuminating the small space while their smoke turns it a charred black.