Maggie's Diner

Casting Call
Set Construction
Decorating the Town
Chili Festival
In the Road
Maggie's Diner
The Stars

Wild Hogs Patch

When Wild Hogs
Came to Madrid

This informational website is provided by the owners of the four businesses shown below.  When you have seen enough about the movie production please click on one of the pictures below to see the fine products they offer.

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Please shop at the Maggie's Diner On-Line Store for Wild Hogs and Madrid NM Merchandise

Maggie's Diner Ghost Town Trading
Maggie's Diner - Gift Shop Ghost Town Trading Post
The Great Madrid Gift Emporium Ghost Town Lodging
The Great Madrid Gift Emporium Ghost Town Lodging

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in the middle of a major movie production? Well this site is for you. It documents the production of the recently released Disney movie Wild Hogs in Madrid, New Mexico.

Most of the images were taken by yours truly Bruce McIntosh for a planned photo CD "The making of Wild Hogs, a residents view". Several other photographers in town were also shooting during this event and have allowed me to include their work.

The preparation phase ran from early January through June 9. In Madrid this included casting calls, the construction of Maggie's Diner and the Chili Festival set and the overall transformation of Madrid into something that has been likened to Mayberry New Mexico.

The shoot ran from June 12 through July 14. It was amazing that the controlled chaos we observed produced such a smooth final product. This chaos created some real challenges for the residents but the great majority of us enjoyed being part of this project.

You will recognize some of the scenes from the movie and you will also see what goes on behind the cameras in a major movie production.

When you have seen enough pictures of the production check out the links below and see what the real Madrid New Mexico is like and why you should visit.

For further information contact
Honore Hackett

Visit Madrid NM
All about the businesses in
Madrid Chili Festival
Gallery next to Maggie's
Turquoise Trail
about The Turquoise Trail

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Wild Hogs & Madrid gifts
Disclaimer: Wild Hogs is a trademark of Disney Corp. While the photos used here were taken with their permission, their use does not imply the support by Disney of this site or the products offered here. (c) Wild Dog Road Photography


Gas Station

Chili Festival booths

Del Fuegos Patch